Tag Archives: responding to God

The Best; August 17, 2021


Mark 10:51-52 “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace; March 18, 2021


2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. In reading this verse the first … Continue reading

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Responding to God; December 25, 2020


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This has been one of my favorite verses in the Christmas story for quite … Continue reading

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Motivation; February 17, 2020


2 Corinthians 5:14-15 For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who … Continue reading

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Commitment; November 23, 2019


Jeremiah 32:17, 27 “Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.” “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard … Continue reading

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The Cross; August 5, 2018


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. The different Gospel writers each brought out different details of Jesus’ crucifixion, thus reinforcing the authenticity … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Lord; April 5, 2018


John 21:4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. I personally think this sort of thing happens rather frequently. The Lord appears to us in a way we … Continue reading

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Stubbornness; February 16, 2018


Jeremiah 18:12 “But they will reply, ‘It’s no use. We will continue with our own plans; each of us will follow the stubbornness of his evil heart.’” Human stubbornness can be really remarkable. Occasionally we find it exercised in admirable … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 27, 2017


2 Chronicles 33:10 The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. This is a very sad statement that could be repeated many times about many different people. The idea that the Creator would indeed care … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016


2 Chronicles 32:25 But Hezekiah’s heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness shown him; therefore the Lord’s wrath was on him and on Judah and Jerusalem. It seems incredible that Hezekiah would have been proud after … Continue reading

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