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Living In the End Times

Heard it again this weekend from someone. Something to the effect that we need to be studying the end times right now ’cause we’re in the end times and need to be prepared for the end times. Maybe that’s why … Continue reading

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The Facts

There’s no way I can read James 4 and not map it to what seems to be a prevailing undercurrent throughout the body of Christ in this season. But the temptation, it seems to me, would be over application or, … Continue reading

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The Fast God Chooses

They were committed to their religious rituals. Daily they went through the motions of seeking the LORD. They acted in ways intended to convey a desire to know His ways. They wanted God to intervene with “righteous judgments” so they … Continue reading

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Approve What Is Excellent

Hovering over Paul’s opening words to the Philippians this morning. Though the prayer he prays is for them, I’m pretty sure it was preserved for us. That, as Paul yearns for the saints at Philippi “with the affection of Christ … Continue reading

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A Premise and A Principle

You need to know the precepts — need to know what’s right and wrong, what you should do and what you shouldn’t do — but I think we’re designed to operate by principles. Case in point, the Ten Commandments. We … Continue reading

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Knowledge Needs Love

What I know apart from Who I know won’t get me very far in the kingdom. That’s what I’m picking up from what Paul’s laying down this morning. Knowledge needs love. Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that … 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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Achin’ Over Achan

Not sure I can really develop the thought that’s spinning around in my head. Want to be careful about “over-applying” an Old Testament narrative to the New Testament church. But I think there’s something worth noodling on here. So, just … Continue reading

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Receive and Reward

One of those musings where I launch out but I’m not sure where I’m going. Hovering over the last verses of my reading in Matthew this morning. Sensing they are profound, yet not sure I can really articulate why. “The … Continue reading

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Simple. Not Easy.

At first I think it’s a gimme. A tap in. An easy shot. A no-brainer. But as I chew on it, while I may think it’s simple, if I’m honest with myself I know that far too often it isn’t … Continue reading

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