Author Archives: Pete

To Know Him Is To Trust Him

A verse in Psalms this morning has me chewing on the dynamics of faith. How many of us haven’t, at one time or another, felt the need for greater faith? A longing for a more deeply operational belief? A faith … Continue reading

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As He Had Said . . . As He Had Promised

Chewing on a pretty straight forward statement of fact in Genesis from long ago which, it seems to me, has some pretty far reaching implications for doing life here today. The LORD visited Sarah as He had said, and the … Continue reading

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One From Beyond

Law of first mention kicked in this morning. Something I was taught early on as a Christian. Take note of the first mention of things in the Bible, as it might be instructive. And, to my recollection, I don’t think … Continue reading

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God of My Righteousness (A 2014 Remix)

You sense that David was getting some bad press. Not just some people gossiping about his flaws, but enemies spreading out and out lies targeted at his integrity and reputation. They sought to turn his honor into shame. They made … Continue reading

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Not the How, but the Who

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. . . And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good. (Genesis 1:1, 31a ESV) I’m in the camp of those who remind us that … Continue reading

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Put Me to the Test

I don’t know if I have ever actually finished my annual reading plan on the last day of the year (after all, my reading plan says I should have finished it five days ago). But Christmas and end of year … Continue reading

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Always the Lamb

I think I’ve always had a bit of resistance to leaving baby Jesus in the manger at Christmas. That, for some reason, I’ve needed to remind myself that the idyllic scene I love to imagine through the various nativity displays … Continue reading

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