Tag Archives: the devil’s lies

Values and Priorities; August 11, 2022


Psalm 16:2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” This Psalm is special to me because verse six was a favorite of my father and his father before him, verse … Continue reading

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Ministerial Ethics; June 2, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:12 Now this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, in the holiness and sincerity that are from God. We have done so not … Continue reading

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Truth; April 14, 2022


John 18:37-38 “Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.” “What is truth?” Pilate asked. Pilate was very much a man of the 21st Century, despite having lived so long ago. In recent decades the devil has been remarkably … Continue reading

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Answered Prayer; February 16, 2022


2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing. I forget who it … Continue reading

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Diversity; October 11, 2021


1 Corinthians 7:7 I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. I read the English first and chose this verse, but then I … Continue reading

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Sin and Grace; January 31, 2021


Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”? This is a rhetorical question, but Paul answered it clearly: “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23) … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; December 23, 2020


Hebrews 10:30-31 For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. It is … Continue reading

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Freedom from Sin; November 3, 2020


Romans 6:14 For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace. Once again I was faced with a real dilemma as to what to write about, because every bit of today’s reading is … Continue reading

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Entitlement; October 18, 2020


Luke 4:28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. This whole story is one I have loved for a long time, particularly where Jesus reads Isaiah 61:1-2 and says He is its fulfillment, but it … Continue reading

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