Tag Archives: the Holy Spirit

Interpreting the Bible; November 18, 2019


Jeremiah 8:8 “How can you say, ‘We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,’ when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?” Here’s an important verse for Bible translators and interpreters! The Japanese … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 27, 2019


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. It’s interesting to me how many verses in Proverbs bring to mind Jesus’ famous statement in Matthew 6:33. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and … Continue reading

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Coaching; October 25, 2019


Proverbs 20:5 The purposes of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out. This strikes me as being at the core of the Coaching that I’ve been studying for the past couple of years. … Continue reading

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Dealing with Bad Stuff; October 1, 2019


Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. As always, God knows everything. He knew, long before I compiled this Scripture reading list, what kind of … 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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Redemption; August 8, 2019


Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51 is unique in several ways. In the … Continue reading

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Love; June 17, 2019


1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Reading from here through the end of the chapter, my overwhelming impression is that … Continue reading

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