Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Fathering; December 5, 2019


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” Hosea really shows us the heart of God, and that heart hasn’t changed. This … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Trouble; November 25, 2019


Lamentations 3:31-33 For men are not cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. … Continue reading

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Parenting; October 28, 2019


Proverbs 22:15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him. Anyone who has raised children should be able to agree with this to at least some extent. … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility; October 23, 2019


Proverbs 19:3 A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord. This is so common! Time and time again I have seen people who were mad at God, not recognizing that it was their own … Continue reading

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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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