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A Double Harvest

Sometimes you have to hover over a passage for an extended time to figure out why it’s there. Sometimes you really need to chew on the words, verses, and paragraphs to figure out the point. Other times? No so much. … Continue reading

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An Act of Grace

Honestly, it’s not really all that intuitive. Not how you’d expect the numbers to add up. But I guess that’s as a good a description of grace as any — it doesn’t add up. AFFLICTION+ ABUNDANCE OF JOY+ EXTREME PROVERTYWEALTH … Continue reading

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Getting a Grip on Age Enduring Life

I wonder how often we’re prone to think of eternal life as a future “to do.” That it’s something that starts after death. That it’s something we’ll have to wait to experience. Something we’ll figure out how to do later. … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Kingdom Economics

Common wisdom today is that money makes money by being invested. The days of savings accounts and compound interest as a means to putting our money to work are long gone. And, the way we measure how good our investments … Continue reading

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The Difference the Joy of the Lord Makes

Hovering over the first few verses of 2Corinthians 8 this morning and thinking about an intriguing dynamic and the difference the joy of the Lord can make. We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has … Continue reading

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A Generous Heart

Can’t remember the last time, if there was a last time, that I was chewing on my morning readings on a Sunday morning. The snow and subsequent deep freeze here forced the decision to cancel Sunday services. Weird. Anyway, finished … Continue reading

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Bounty Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Cruising through Solomon’s one-liners in Proverbs this morning and there’s one that kind of stops me in my tracks. A phrase in it catching my attention and then immediately stirring my thoughts. And if I were to summarize what I’m … Continue reading

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Generous in Every Way

Don’t know exactly why the Spirit has determined to put this on my radar this morning, but evidently He does. As I think about it, I’m probably still getting comfortable with 2Corinthians 8 and 9. I’ve never been a big … Continue reading

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