Category Archives: 1Chronicles

Be Strong and Courageous and Do It

When Moses spoke the words to the Israelites, they were about to enter into a land of promise in which they would have to dispossess those who already possessed it (Deut. 31:6). When he spoke the words to Joshua (Deut. … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

It was a king’s question. But it could be, and should be, a question that finds its way seeping from my heart on a regular basis. Then King David went in and sat before the LORD and said, “Who am … Continue reading

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With a Whole Heart, Of a Single Mind

1Chronicles 12 reminds me that David started accumulating a following of mighty men long before he became king. That many chose to faithfully serve under the promised heir of the throne even while there were those who tried to prevent … Continue reading

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Making Our Mundane Magnificent

“Welcome to your first day on the job. Listen carefully as I explain your duties. Open the door in the morning. Close it at night. Did you get that?” This morning, I’m hovering over some verses in 1Chronicles that have … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Do It

Paul writes to the Ephesians that we are God’s workmanship, “created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Eph. 2:10). If that’s true (spoiler alert: it is . . . ), … Continue reading

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Justice and Equity to All

I know that often, when it comes to Bible reading, our filters factor in to what catches our attention. Whether it’s what’s going on in our lives as individuals, or in our gospel community as a church body, or in … Continue reading

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Worship Wars

It’s just not optional. It’s not a take it or leave it sort of thing. It’s not about preference, or whether you’re into that sort of thing, but of priority and a vital defence against being drawn into a place … Continue reading

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Dress Up and Draw Near

He was a ruler over all the land. They were just servants in the tabernacle. His wealth was beyond counting, and his home was a great house. They were given some fields to tend and had some livestock to raise, … Continue reading

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Blemish or Blessing?

To be honest, I cringe every time I come across that name. There’s a part of me that wishes that it wasn’t mentioned at all. And there’s another part of me that wonders at God’s divine purposes in recording it … Continue reading

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Arise and Build

“Arise and work! The LORD be with you!” The words jumped off the page this morning as I was reading 1Chronicles 22. Here’s some thoughts on the passage I put down back in 2011 . . . . It came … Continue reading

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