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Job’s Friends; August 3, 2022


Job 8:20-21 “Surely God does not reject a blameless man or strengthen the hands of evildoers. He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.” The big problem with Job’s friends was that they … Continue reading

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Delighting in God; March 17, 2022


Psalm 37:3-4 Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. This Psalm as a whole deals with the … Continue reading

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Churchese; July 28, 2019


Psalm 31:23-24 Love the Lord, all his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord. David had experienced God’s grace and mercy … Continue reading

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Comforting; October 6, 2018


2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any … Continue reading

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Learning from the Past; September 25, 2017


Job 8:8-9 “Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow.” When it comes to the Book of Job I … Continue reading

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Anxiety; September 24, 2017


Job 3:25-26 “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me. I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but only turmoil.” One of the important characteristics of Job is his honesty. He … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I love this interaction between Jeremiah and the Lord. Jeremiah has been obedient to the Lord, but in verse 25 he essentially says, … Continue reading

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