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Lord Willing (2012 Rerun)

This morning I’m hovering over the first part of Ecclesiastes 7 and the last verses of James 4. God has made “the day of prosperity”, says the Preacher, so be joyful. But then immediately Solomon reminds us that God is … Continue reading

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None Like Him, None Like Us

Something in David’s prayer in 1 Chronicles 17 gives me a “warm fuzzy” this morning. Touches my heart. Puts a smile on my face. Thanksgiving on my tongue. A song on my lips. David, wants to build a permanent house … Continue reading

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Surrounded

During this month, I’ve had a couple of opportunities to hang out with a bunch of pastors. None were flashy leaders of mega-churches. Instead, all were faithful shepherds of modest flocks. Most I had never met until having the privilege … Continue reading

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Brothers

Not sure that what I’m starting will end up being cohesive as there’s a number of thoughts running around in my head as a I chew on the aftermath of David’s sin with Bathsheba in 2Samuel 12. First, Solomon had … Continue reading

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When It Pleased God

Reading Galatians 1 this morning. Reading about the gospel of Christ — about those who seek to distort it, of Paul who would defend it, and of the Galatians who so quickly deserted it. But rather than being caught up … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Church

It’s a fact thing based on a faith thing through an overflowing grace thing. That’s what I’m picking up this morning from what’s being laid down in Psalm 84. It’s a psalm about the courts of the LORD. A hymn … Continue reading

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True of Me.

I’m guessing that for most people, most often, when they pause over Hebrews 6 it’s to have a debate. The question? Who, in these opening verses of this passage, has “fallen away” and cannot be restored again to repentance? Is … Continue reading

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My Good or His Glory? Yes!

Psalm 83 tickled my “taste buds” this morning. First time, as near as I can remember or tell from my journal, that I’ve paused to reflect on this psalm. Not surprised that I’ve never paused here before. It doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Sinai is in the Sanctuary

Hovering over Psalm 68 this morning. A psalm of David. A song of victory. A song of a God who will arise to deliver His people. The “Father of the fatherless” and the “Protector of widows” (v.5), the God David … Continue reading

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Bless

Short thought this morning . . early morning grandkids have a way of cutting into your “be still and know” time . . . Love it! Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, … Continue reading

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