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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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First to the Lord

Is seems that, by any measure, the churches in the province of Macedonia weren’t particularly well off churches. In fact, for most they would have been known for the affliction they endured and the poverty they dealt with. Their trials … Continue reading

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A Willing Heart

I’m a sucker for happy endings. Maybe that’s why I get all squishy inside as I read the final chapters of Exodus. I know, I know . . . the end of the book isn’t the end of the journey. … Continue reading

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Tithing from the Inside Out

He couldn’t believe that Jesus had accepted his invitation. And when Jesus did arrive, His Pharisee host “was astonished.” He marveled. He was seized with wonder. But not because he finally was up close and personal with the Man who … Continue reading

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A Good Problem To Have

I’m going to say that, 9.5 times out of 10, when someone hears “Exodus” and “the people going to Moses” together, they’re thinking, “whining again!” That’s kind of the modus operandi we expect from this group of wilderness wanderers. Sure … Continue reading

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A Confession of the Gospel

That it was a big deal for Paul is evident by the amount of “real estate” it occupies in his letter. That it should be a big deal for me is evident in that it was God-breathed. The Spirit of … Continue reading

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