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Heroes; October 4, 2019


Psalm 146:5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, After two verses of introductory praise to God, this anonymous Psalm focuses on the contrast between depending on people, putting … Continue reading

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Identity; October 20, 2018


Galatians 3:7 Understand, then, that those who believe are children of Abraham. This was an earth-shaking statement back in the 1st Century, and it still is to Jews today. Their whole identity, then and now, was/is wrapped up in physical … Continue reading

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Jeremiah; February 12, 2018


Jeremiah 7:8 “But look, you are trusting in deceptive words that are worthless.” It’s hard to get a very encouraging Word out of the first half of the book of Jeremiah! He was the very opposite of politically correct, calling … Continue reading

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Alienation; December 15, 2017


John 1:11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. I think we generally gloss over this verse, because most of us have not experienced anything near the level of rejection that Jesus … Continue reading

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Relying on God; October 29, 2017


Psalm 61:2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. To me this seems to be a very representative prayer of … Continue reading

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Getting God’s Directions; August 7, 2017


1 Chronicles 14:13-16 Once more the Philistines raided the valley; so David inquired of God again, and God answered him, “Do not go straight up, but circle round them and attack them in front of the balsam trees. As soon … Continue reading

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November 1, 2015


Deuteronomy 1:17 Do not be afraid of any man, for judgment belongs to God. Fearing people, not just physically but especially their opinions of us, is a major snare that can tie us in knots and keep us from the … Continue reading

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