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If Only He Had Eyes to See

They gouged his eyes out. They were actually doing him a favor. If only he had seen that. “If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose … Continue reading

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Hardened Hearts

They saw Jesus and they were terrified. Beheld the Lord and were troubled. They weren’t demons who, when confronted by the Man from Nazareth, recognized Him as the Son of God and cried out in fear (Matt. 8:29, Mk. 5:7). … Continue reading

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A Heart to Understand, Eyes to See, and Ears to Hear

You think it would have been easy for them to get it. After all, they had walked out Egypt, walked through the Red Sea, and made it through the desert. They had seen the plagues, been overshadowed by the cloud … Continue reading

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Heartburn

They didn’t see that coming. Lots to talk through and try to process as they headed down the road to Emmaus. They had gone to Jerusalem for an annual feast and were returning home having witnessed an unjust execution. They … Continue reading

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A Head Scratcher

Hovering this morning over 1Kings 12, the account of how the kingdom of Israel is divided. And you don’t have to chew on the details very long before the whole thing becomes a bit of a head-scratcher. That Solomon defaulted … Continue reading

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Open Our Eyes!

Okay, yesterday I thought it was a good ask. This morning I know it’s a good ask. Yesterday I had two witnesses testifying it was a profitable prayer, Solomon in 1Kings and Paul in Ephesians. This morning, the songwriter chimes … Continue reading

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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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