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Bold Prayer; June 10, 2021


Psalm 2:8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. The Creator is speaking to the Messiah here, the Father to the Son, but there is still a principle that … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; May 27, 2021


1 Chronicles 5:20 He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him. Too often, people pray as a last option. We tend to pray when nothing else works out! When I started reading this morning I wondered why I had … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; May 21, 2021


1 Kings 19:3 Elijah was afraid and ran for his life. In a number of ways this part of Elijah’s story is as important as the triumph on Mt. Carmel. One of the marvels of the Bible is that it … Continue reading

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Fame; May 16, 2021


1 Kings 13:1 By the word of the Lord a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering. This particular story is interesting to me particularly because of the … Continue reading

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Judging; May 4, 2021


1 Samuel 3:9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. This was perhaps the high point of … Continue reading

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Parenting; May 2, 2021


1 Samuel 1:27-28 “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And … Continue reading

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Servant Leadership; March 27, 2021


Matthew 20:18-19 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles … Continue reading

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Division of Labor; March 10, 2021


John 4:38 “I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor.” There are certainly many different functions in the Body of Christ and … Continue reading

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Meeting Needs; March 7, 2021


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” This is a very famous teaching, but it is often ignored and/or … Continue reading

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Harvest Workers; February 27, 2021


Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” This could hardly be a more familiar passage. … Continue reading

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