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Gentleness and Respect

So, it appears I’ll be completing a trilogy of thoughts this morning as I wrap up 1 Peter 3. A couple of days ago I was challenged by entrusting myself to Him who judges justly (1Pet. 2:23b). About not having … Continue reading

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Not For Wives Only

It really is outstanding how much emphasis the Spirit leads Peter to place on right relationships in addressing a people who are experiencing increasing pressure amid persecution. And I can’t help but think that, knowing our frame and the nature … Continue reading

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The Way of Real Wisdom

Anybody else praying for wisdom these days? More aware now than ever that to navigate our cultural moment we need help from above? A couple of chapters ago James exhorts his readers, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him … Continue reading

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A Spirit of Gentleness

Read a well-known verse this morning, but honestly, with unexpected consequences. Started to breeze through a familiar “command to obey,” but encountered a living and active sword along the way. One word. That’s all it was, one word. And it … Continue reading

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