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Only A Tenant

Reading in Leviticus 25 this morning. Hovering over the instructions concerning the year of jubilee. Every fifty years a year of reset when everyone was to “return to his property” and “return to his clan” (Lev. 25:10-11). For forty-nine years … Continue reading

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Don’t Ambush Your Soul

It sounds really bad to say, but I wonder if often the first verses of Proverbs haven’t been a bit of a “throw away” for me in the past. Not the verse that says “the fear of the Lord is … Continue reading

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Rich Toward God

While they may not be mutually exclusive, if we are honest with ourselves, they frequently are in competition. Pursuing possessions on earth often has a way of cutting into laying up treasures in heaven. Reminded of that this morning as … Continue reading

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Mighty Mammon vs. Almighty God

It’s one of those foundational pieces of counsel that, by God’s grace, has stuck with me over the years. Long ago I was offered a bit of sage advice: Beware, our possessions have a way of possessing us. We may … Continue reading

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