Tag Archives: relationship with god

Relationship with God; July 24, 2021


Jeremiah 37:3 King Zedekiah, however, sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah with the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah to Jeremiah the prophet with this message: “Please pray to the Lord our God for us.” This little detail is both very human … Continue reading

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Bold Prayer; May 20, 2021


1 Kings 18:37 “Answer me, O Lord, answer me, so these people will know that you, O Lord, are God, and that you are turning their hearts back again.” Elijah’s motive was never his own fame or glory, but rather … Continue reading

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Prayer; January 5, 2021


1 Peter 4:7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Peter’s first letter is so loaded with good, important stuff! I couldn’t count how many times I’ve used verses … Continue reading

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Identity; November 13, 2019


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. This verse would seem to be one of particular … Continue reading

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Christ in You; May 21, 2019


Colossians 1:27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. I have heard the last phrase of this verse quoted many times … Continue reading

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Prayer, Pride, and Humility; June 27, 2018


Luke 18:1, 14 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who … Continue reading

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Transmitting Faith; November 8, 2017


Psalm 78:7 Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands. This Psalm says it’s “a maskil of Asaph,” and nobody is positive what that means, but my impression is … Continue reading

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July 27, 2016


Psalm 119:98-100 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey … Continue reading

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March 10, 2016


Genesis 20:7 “Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, you may be sure that you and all yours will die.” … Continue reading

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March 9, 2016


Matthew 6:7-8 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask … Continue reading

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