Tag Archives: keep on keepin’ on

The Same Yesterday and Today and Forever

You read it and, while you can’t help but whisper “Amen” ’cause you know it’s true, it does strike you as being kind of out of place. Starting in on the final chapter of the letter to the Hebrews. And, … Continue reading

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We Are Not of Those

They needed endurance. The going continued to get tough, and some of those who had so far toughed it out were now considering getting going. As they became known as followers of Christ, some were publicly exposed to reproach and … Continue reading

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Taking Care with Something That’s a Done Deal

Chewing on the dynamics of salvation this morning as I hover over Hebrews 3. If salvation is all of God and nothing of us (and it is), then I’m inclined to think that those who are “truly saved” will be … Continue reading

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Surrounded

During this month, I’ve had a couple of opportunities to hang out with a bunch of pastors. None were flashy leaders of mega-churches. Instead, all were faithful shepherds of modest flocks. Most I had never met until having the privilege … Continue reading

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The Journey Is Too Great

Hovering over the story of Elijah’s post-Carmel blues. After seeing the LORD’s great victory over the forces of hell on the mount, he returns to the valley and the murderous threats of Jezebel. The battle had been won, but the … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up

The passage I’m hovering over this morning is well known and well understood. It contains a familiar law of the harvest — “whatever one sows, that will he also reap” (Gal. 6:7b). True when it comes to gardening in the … Continue reading

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No Comparison

Talking with a sister yesterday who’s a little older than me. While I’m still a few years away from my “threescore years and ten” (Ps. 90:10 KJV), she’s on the other side of it and feeling a bit more each … Continue reading

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Doing What’s Right

Would it be accurate to say that our natural tendency when doing what’s right is that we want what we’re doing to be deemed as right? That it’s hard to stand for what is true when the world around you … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Life

The weight of the pandemic is still being felt. Just a few months ago we thought we were turning a corner only to soon realize it was a blind corner and there was a truck heading our way on our … Continue reading

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A Blessing Here and Now

I had a brief conversation with someone yesterday who “had to admit” their faith was being shaken somewhat by the suffering being experienced by various people within our church family. I empathized with her empathy for those who are dealing … Continue reading

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