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The Privilege

Encountered something in my CSB this morning which, while it may not be the strictest translation of the original, it’s interpretation of the original is certainly impactful. Where am I reading? Luke’s gospel. What am I reading? Zechariah’s Spirit-filled, prophet … Continue reading

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Service and Sanctification

This morning the CSB gives me explicit permission to walk down a path the Spirit would seem to be prompting me to explore. By contrast, the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the Lord and with people. (1Samuel 2:26 … Continue reading

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We Will Worship the Lord

This year I’ve switched to the CSB translation of the bible for my reading plan instead of the ESV I’ve used for the past several years. And this morning, what a difference it makes. “Therefore, fear the Lord and worship Him in … Continue reading

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Treasure Management

This morning, I’m hovering over a few verses from Jesus’ sermon on the mount, and it seems to me there might well be a fine line between good stewardship and guileful slavery. “Don’t store up for yourselves treasures on earth, … Continue reading

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Contrasts of Salvation

It’s the contrast that hits me this morning. The contrast between the God who, through Isaiah, declares He is God like no other (Isa. 45:5-6), and the same God, recorded by Luke, who is crucified on the cross (Lk. 23:32-34). … Continue reading

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Worship Work

So, who is serving who in a “church service?” Is God serving His people when they gather, or are His people to be serving God when they gather? Certainly, in our consumerist culture we are most naturally wired to thinking … Continue reading

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