Tag Archives: obedience

Listen and Do

“Listen to my voice, and do all that I command you. So shall you be My people, and I will be your God, that I may confirm the oath that I swore to your fathers, to give them a land … Continue reading

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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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A “Both/And” Thing

Ours is a pick and choose culture. Show us the menu and we’ll tell you what we want. Put before us our options and we’ll select those that best suit us. Give us an app and we’ll put in our … Continue reading

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Terms of Salvation

The Bible says he was “a great man”, that he was “a mighty man of valor”. He was the commander of the army of the king of Syria. But for the many battles he had won, there was one in … Continue reading

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Feeding and Faith

Hovering over 1Kings 17 and 18 this morning, and I notice two instances of supernatural feeding and, in a sense, two instances of supernatural faith. And the word of the LORD came to [Elijah]: “Depart from here and turn eastward … Continue reading

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A Child of Promise

Stop it! That’s essentially what Paul is saying to the Galatians, “Stop it!” Stop turning to a “different gospel” (1:6). Stop trying to be justified by works (2:16). Stop trying to perfect in the flesh through works what was begun … Continue reading

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Keep Me from Foolishness

It was the pragmatic thing to do. Given the situation, it was the best way forward. There was an enemy army at hand. There was a battle to be fought. And his army was becoming increasingly agitated by waiting to … 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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The Abundance of All Things

Deuteronomy 28 can be kind of a chilling chapter. Twelve verses of blessings followed by forty-six verses of curses. Faithful obedience resulting in reward. Persistent, rebellious disobedience bringing utter destruction. And, as I’m hovering over it this morning, I spy … Continue reading

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Sitting Down on the Inside (2013 Rerun)

Hovering over the last part of Romans 6 this morning and the thought of being “slaves of righteousness.” Sounds like a lot of work. Gonna take a lot of effort. But found the following from my 2013 musings and was … Continue reading

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