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Delegation; July 16, 2020


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.” Jesus was very aware of delegation. The verse … Continue reading

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Self-control; June 15, 2020


Proverbs 16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. The overall impact is the same, but it’s interesting to see that the Japanese renders this verse as, “He … Continue reading

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Trusting God; May 12, 2020


Jude 1:24-25 To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy–to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; March 10, 2020


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. Paul told the Corinthians to “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ,” (1 Corinthians 11:1) but here he makes it even more direct: we … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; February 18, 2020


2 Corinthians 6:1 As God’s fellow workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. This verse has two major points. The first refers back to the last two verses of the previous chapter, which say that by … Continue reading

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Applying the Word; January 3, 2020


Luke 10:37 The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.” This is a very good example of the Coaching technique I’ve been learning for the past couple of … Continue reading

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Response to Experiences; December 25, 2019


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. When I have all 20 verses essentially memorized, it can be hard to know … Continue reading

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Servant of God; September 20, 2019


Psalm 119:125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. This should be the declaration and prayer of every Christian. We delight, rightly enough, in being children of God, (John 1:12-13) but we tend to … Continue reading

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Faith in Trials; September 12, 2019


Psalm 116:10 I believed; therefore I said, “I am greatly afflicted.” This is another anonymous Psalm, but it is a powerful one indeed. From beginning to end it speaks of the experience of a faithful servant of God, and so … Continue reading

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Spiritual Pride; September 2, 2019


Psalm 101:1-2 I will sing of your love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will sing praise. I will be careful to lead a blameless life— when will you come to me? I will walk in my house with … Continue reading

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