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Like Father Like Son

Yesterday morning I was thinking about what it looks for God to rejoice. Jesus taught that “there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents” (Lk. 15:10). And if the angels are before the throne of … Continue reading

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There Is A River

It’s been 23 years since I was there, but I don’t recall seeing any water in the city. Had the opportunity to do a Holy Land tour back in ’97. Went to Jerusalem. Didn’t see a river. So what’s the … Continue reading

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Paradise

It would have been cruel if not true. The worst thing that could have been spoken if, in fact, it wasn’t the best. Only adding to the suffering, if it had no substance. And he said, “Jesus, remember me when … Continue reading

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The Morning

Don’t know exactly how sick David was, but it must have been pretty bad–his enemies were getting ready to throw a party. What they had been unable to do with blatant force, it now appeared would happen because of a … Continue reading

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Rejoicing from the Throne

Honestly, it’s been a game changer. One word, rendered differently in the ESV than the other translations, has opened my understanding to a passage which for years I thought I had understood. One word has shifted my focus . . … Continue reading

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