Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Mocking; October 16, 2019


Proverbs 14:6 The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. Proverbs frequently mentions mockers and mocking, because it’s a common thing. Ridicule is widely used as a weapon, and some people seem to invite … Continue reading

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Parenting; October 7, 2019


Proverbs 3:11-12 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. When I get to this part of the Bible … Continue reading

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Words and Hearing; September 9, 2019


Psalm 108:1 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul. Someone once recommended this verse to my wife as a faith declaration when she was having heart trouble, because in another translation … Continue reading

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God’s Holiness; August 31, 2019


Psalm 99:5 Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy. Three times in this Psalm, here and in verses 3 and 9, the Psalmist says that God is holy, as a reason to praise and … Continue reading

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Enemies; July 25, 2019


Psalm 23:5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. I’ve had this Psalm memorized since childhood, and I was actually rather curious as to what the … Continue reading

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When God Seems Distant; July 23, 2019


Psalm 13:5-6 But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me. The past few days it has come out how David heard from … Continue reading

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Loving Your Neighbor; June 25, 2019


Leviticus 19:18 “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.’” Jesus was spot-on when He said that this, along with the command to love God, … Continue reading

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