Tag Archives: God knows

A Promise

I don’t think that I’ve ever marked the verse as a “promise” before, but this morning it seemed not only appropriate, but so comforting. In this post- quarantine, mid-pandemic season, when leaving our homes seems to be the right thing … Continue reading

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Blessed Be the Name

You need the light of Ruth after the darkness of Judges. To be reminded that, even in those days when “there was no king” and “everyone did what was right in his own eyes” (Jud. 21:25), grace maintains a faithful … Continue reading

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He Hears Us

I get what Job wanted. It’s how he goes about it that kind of makes me cringe. I think I understand his frustration. But it’s his impertinence that becomes cause for warning. Oh, that I had one to hear me! … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Know?

We know it’s not about our works. But reminded this morning that He knows it is! “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of Him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks … Continue reading

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His Perfect Patience

He had known this daughter of Abraham (Lk. 13:10-17) from her beginning. After all, He knit her in her mother’s womb. He knew her in her “unformed substance.” What’s more, before she had even taken her first breath, He had … Continue reading

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He Knows the Heart. He Cleanses the Heart.

I recently had the chance to help a sister in our church with the latter parts of a move she was making from a home that she had lived in for years. In this case, “latter parts” means “dump run.” … Continue reading

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He Didn’t Know. But Jesus Knew.

He had no idea he would be an integral part of the Jesus Come to Earth Tour. That when the “planning committee” was working out the details for the Son of God’s three years of flesh-caped, earthly ministry, they thought … Continue reading

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Precious Thoughts

It really is about me . . . sort of. If the songwriter’s song was intended to become the reader’s song, and I think it was, then it’s about me. Twenty-two of the twenty-four verses have the word “I”, or … Continue reading

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Jesus Aware

I suppose He might have seen the look on the faces of those who were offended and guessed what thoughts were running through their heads. Or perhaps during the woman’s display of extravagant worship He could have overhead the grumbling … Continue reading

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You Saw Me

Philip was pretty sure Jesus was Messiah. Nathanael? Not so much. Philip had met Jesus and encountered Him. Nathanael hadn’t. Understandably then, he was somewhat skeptical–his skepticism fueled by a couple of things. First, he could not recall anything in … Continue reading

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