Tag Archives: God sees in secret

I See You

Hovering over the opening section of Matthew 6 this morning. A warning about doing the right stuff for the wrong reasons “as the hypocrites do” — a warning about “practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen … Continue reading

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The Mirrors of the Ministering Women

One commentator calls it a “tantalizing tidbit,” and indeed it is. Don’t think I ever noticed it before. Not surprising since it’s buried in that part of Exodus that repeats the details of the construction of the different objects which … Continue reading

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Come Into the Light

It was kind of a bottom-line thing for John–or rather, for God, who spoke through John by the Holy Spirit. The tell-tale, spiritual indicator as to when the heart of sin, rebellion, and disbelief is at play. Pretty simple to … Continue reading

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The Right Reward

Mission accomplished isn’t always success. Winning the race doesn’t necessarily mean getting the gold medal. Hitting a bullseye may still mean you missed the mark. Getting your reward may not be much of a prize at all if it’s the … Continue reading

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When No One is Looking

It was a one-on-one encounter of the divine kind. It happened at night. It happened when he was alone. And it happened when no one was looking. I imagine there must have been chaos in the camp as Jacob prepared … Continue reading

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A God at Hand

It’s kind of a “give your head a shake” type of word from the LORD. After having indicted the shepherds of Israel for destroying and scattering the sheep of His pasture (Jeremiah 23:1-2), the LORD speaks additional judgment, through Jeremiah, … Continue reading

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The LORD Looks Down

It’s becoming an annual event. That morning when I get to that place in my reading plan which reminds me anew of the connectedness of heaven to earth. When I realize afresh that my “private life” is anything but private, … Continue reading

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