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The Fear of Man; April 21, 2022


Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. This is a timeless truth indeed. Verses 10 and 27 in this chapter mention how people who aren’t submitted to … Continue reading

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Women in Ministry; January 19, 2022


Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church in Cenchrea. In reading through this great list of names I was quite struck with how many women there are, starting with Phoebe. In her case, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Authority; September 24, 2021


Acts 9:40-41 Peter sent them all out of the room; then he got down on his knees and prayed. Turning toward the dead woman, he said, “Tabitha, get up.” She opened her eyes, and seeing Peter she sat up. He … Continue reading

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Serving People; May 9, 2019


Ephesians 6:5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. I frequently quote the verse ahead of this in relation to parenting, as part of my faith declarations, … Continue reading

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Marriage; November 3, 2018


Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. I find it amusing to have this passage on a day when I am performing a wedding, because I always read this … Continue reading

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Authority; October 17, 2018


2 Corinthians 13:10 This is why I write these things when I am absent, that when I come I may not have to be harsh in my use of authority—the authority the Lord gave me for building you up, not … Continue reading

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August 19, 2014


Hosea 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The ways of the Lord are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. This end note to the … Continue reading

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November 21, 2011


Psalm 94:20 Can a corrupt throne be allied with you– one that brings on misery by its decrees? Two governments come to mind as I read this: the Nazi government of Germany, and the current US administration. Thinking about it, … Continue reading

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