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Trusting God; December 19, 2021


Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. This particular declaration is found multiple times in Psalms, and was obviously a standard, and frequent, part of worship. Here it is used as an … Continue reading

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Perspective; December 13, 2021


Psalm 107:17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. Continuing from yesterday, the two groups of people in today’s reading are a sharp contrast. Those described here are what we would consider a … Continue reading

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Discipline; December 12, 2021


Psalm 107:15-16 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron. This Psalm is a series of vignettes of … Continue reading

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Learning from God; December 10, 2021


Psalm 106:12-13 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise. But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his counsel. This is so human! We are so prone to rejoice in what God does … Continue reading

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Fear; December 4, 2021


Psalms 56:3-4 When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me? One thing that makes David’s Psalms so … Continue reading

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Shared Experiences; November 17, 2021


Deuteronomy 24:18 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this. Human beings are strange. The minute we get to what we consider a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; November 12, 2021


Jude 1:24-25 To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy–to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Eating Meat; September 25, 2021


Acts 10:13-15 Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that … Continue reading

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Perception; September 15, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. It is interesting to try to imagine the atmosphere in this prayer meeting. They were obeying what … Continue reading

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Assignments; September 14, 2021


John 18:11 Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?” John doesn’t record Jesus’ agonized prayer about this “cup,” but at the time he wrote that was already circulating through … Continue reading

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