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Commitment; February 28, 2022


It is perhaps important to note that from here, the theme of the readings is Hope, changing from the previous theme of Gratitude. Ruth 1:16-17 But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. … Continue reading

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Relationships; January 18, 2022


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Faithfulness; December 21, 2021


Isaiah 11:5 Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist. The Japanese translators had trouble coming up with more than one word for an item of clothing you put around your waist, so they used a … Continue reading

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Differing Ministries; November 23, 2020


Galatians 2:8 For God, who was at work in the ministry of Peter as an apostle to the Jews, was also at work in my ministry as an apostle to the Gentiles There is actually a very important principle in … Continue reading

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Legacy; September 11, 2020


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. We speak of a person’s legacy, and as we get older we are concerned as to what our own will be. … Continue reading

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Prayer for Healing; September 9, 2020


James 5:14-15 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the … Continue reading

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Relationships; May 15, 2019


Philippians 3:1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. This gives the strong impression that there was … Continue reading

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Joy; January 22, 2019


Matthew 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” It is going to be interesting over the next several months to figure out where in the passage the … Continue reading

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Marriage; November 3, 2018


Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. I find it amusing to have this passage on a day when I am performing a wedding, because I always read this … Continue reading

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Discipline; September 29, 2018


1 Corinthians 11:31-32 But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment. When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world. Every language has them, but … Continue reading

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