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First Things First

During a season in which they were trying to keep their heads above water, it’s kind of amazing that they were concerned about keeping others afloat as well. You don’t necessarily expect “a wealth of generosity” from a group “in … Continue reading

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Offering and Obedience

Hovering over a couple of verses in the last part of Romans 15 this morning. Coming to terms with some terms of salvation. But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, because of … Continue reading

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Faith and Fear

Struck by a verse in Genesis 22 this morning. Genesis 22 is a pretty well-known story. God tests Abraham asking him to offer his son, Isaac, as a burnt offering. A story foreshadowing a greater redemptive story of a Heavenly … Continue reading

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Give and Take

I’ve never done a study on it, but I often think there’s gotta be a link intended between the tribe of Levi and the bride of Christ. That the Levites of the Old Testament foreshadow something of what is to … Continue reading

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No More Goat Demons

You can take the people out of Egypt, but the God who made them knew how hard it would be to take Egypt out of the people. For 400 years the people of Israel had lived in the land of … Continue reading

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A Tenth and Too Many Gods

So, not quite sure how this is going to come together, but there’s a couple of thoughts racing around my head as I sit back after my readings and reflect. A couple of thoughts that I’m thinking might actually tie … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

Listened to a podcast awhile back where Ruth Graham was interviewed about a book she’s recently written. The title of the book is “Forgiving My Father, Forgiving Myself.” Forgiving her father . . . you know who that is, right? … Continue reading

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Be Firmly Convinced

Okay . . . so pretty sure this is the worst of devotional practices . . . taking verses — worse yet, pieces of verses — way out of context. But gonna anyway. Here’s what I’m chewing on this morning … Continue reading

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Sanctified by My Glory

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not much of a handyman. Me and tools have never really become well acquainted. My hands have always been better suited to a computer keyboard than a skill saw, a drill, or a … Continue reading

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WDJD

For whatever you thought of the WWJD season, “What Would Jesus Do?” wasn’t a bad filter to be running daily decisions through. But it was a season, I think. The marketing frenzy seems to have passed. Not many wearing the … Continue reading

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