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A Good Ask

Wasn’t really a genie-in-the-bottle-granting-any-three-wishes thing, but you gotta admit, it was kind of close. At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” (1Kings 3:5 ESV) Ask, says … Continue reading

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Known By God

Well into Galatians. Reading the first part of chapter 4 this morning. And Paul continues to go for broke in calling these Galatians back to Christ alone by grace alone. You know how big a deal this is by how … Continue reading

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To Love Him Is To Know Him

To know me is to love me. I’m thinking most folks have at least heard the cliché. Guessing also that many of us have used it. Either as a plea, or as a pardon. A plea for others to spend … Continue reading

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Knowing and Understanding God

Maybe I watch too many court room dramas, but as I’m reading in Jeremiah this morning I’m envisioning an unrelenting prosecutor with a seemingly unending closing argument. The indictment against Judah is based on a mountain of evidence. Accused of … Continue reading

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From Knowledge to Knowledge

Started in on Colossians this morning. First thing that comes to mind, “How did he do it?” How did Paul pray for all these churches? With all that he had on the go, often working by night and preaching by … Continue reading

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His Unsearchability

It was a conversation after our small group meeting this past Sunday night. One of our group was talking about the struggle it is to read the Bible . . . especially those parts that simply don’t make sense. A … Continue reading

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The Surpassing Worth of Losing It All

For many, it simply wouldn’t add up. They’d do the math, look at the profit and loss statement, and then take a pass on making the trade. But not Paul. He was all in. Convinced of the surpassing worth of … Continue reading

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