Tag Archives: living for God’s glory

Making God Known by Who We Are

She was impressed by his wealth. But she was blown away by his wisdom. And it would seem, at least to some measure, it showed her the Way. This morning, I’m hovering over the meeting of two heads of states … Continue reading

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Right Sacrifice, Right Setting, Real Salvation

Hovering over Psalm 50 this morning. At its essence, the song seems to be a wakeup call for the people of God. People who are faithful in religious ritual to God but far away in real relationship with God. A … Continue reading

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What More To Do?

He does all things well (Mk. 7:37). If that’s not one of the “official” attributes of God, I’m thinking it should be. Something I read in Isaiah this morning has me thinking it. In chapter five, Isaiah the prophet becomes … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous and Do It

When Moses spoke the words to the Israelites, they were about to enter into a land of promise in which they would have to dispossess those who already possessed it (Deut. 31:6). When he spoke the words to Joshua (Deut. … Continue reading

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Making Our Mundane Magnificent

“Welcome to your first day on the job. Listen carefully as I explain your duties. Open the door in the morning. Close it at night. Did you get that?” This morning, I’m hovering over some verses in 1Chronicles that have … Continue reading

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Radical but Logical

His ask is so radical, but Paul’s reasoning is so logical. Hovering over a few verses in 1Corinthians 6 this morning and thinking about the church. Situation: when one brother has a grievance against another. A dispute needing to be … Continue reading

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The Fear

Brings to mind my Sesame Street days. Well, not my Sesame Street days — I kind of predate Bert and Ernie as my TV teachers of the ABC’s, my era was more Miss Margaret and Romper Room. But my kids … Continue reading

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Not Just for Our Good

Until I got to the songwriter’s song this morning, I was kind of overwhelmed by the sheer volume of “commands to obey” I was highlighting in my readings in Deuteronomy and Romans. Ready to perhaps compare and contrast, in some … Continue reading

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Good News. Good Works.

Paul left Titus in Crete so that Titus “might put what remained into order” (Tit. 1:5a). Paul had proclaimed the gospel in town after town. And in every place where people believed, the lost sheep who were found came together … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Christ to God

What a big difference a little word can make. That’s the case as I noodle on a picture Paul paints in 2Corinthians. But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads … Continue reading

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