Tag Archives: sitting at the feet of Jesus

Lord, Do You . . . ?

It did not compute. Nope, didn’t make sense. Try as he might, Peter couldn’t wrap his head around Jesus wrapping the towel around. Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come … Continue reading

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Daily Delight

Proverbs 8 has got to be one of my favorite chapters in all of Scripture. Wisdom’s calling. And if you listen to her voice in this chapter, how do you not come away knowing that Jesus is Wisdom? And among … Continue reading

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He Eats and Drinks with Tax Collectors and Sinners

Remove two words and the question becomes a truth. The examination turns into an exclamation. The inquiry morphs into a wondrous infallibility. Just by dropping two words. After this [Jesus] went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Go

Proverbs 8 is what always seals it for me — the person of Wisdom in Proverbs is the Person of Christ. When wisdom calls, it’s Christ calling. What wisdom offers, Christ offers. To seek wisdom is to seek Christ. For, … Continue reading

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The One Thing Necessary

It’s an annual visit. A yearly encounter. Every twelve months for the past many years I get to drop in and be reminded of the one thing necessary. Martha’s doing what Martha does best — welcoming Jesus into her home, … Continue reading

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The One Thing Necessary

She welcomed Him when others tested Him. She set a table for Him while others sought to set a trap for Him. She was ready to minister to Him, but as the Master was so often wont to do, at … Continue reading

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Not the Opposite

Jesus and His disciples sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which, writes Luke, “is opposite Galilee” (Luke 8:26). The region of the Gerasenes was “over against” the land of Galilee. And as I hover over this passage in Luke … Continue reading

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Look and Listen

That it was meant to be a visual experience unlike any visual experience they had ever had is pretty obvious. One moment Peter, John, and James are hiking the hill with Jesus and the next moment . . . BAM!!!! … Continue reading

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Living Life on the Edge

They stood at the foot of the mount and they trembled. Though they were so close they could touch it, they didn’t dare. The blazing fire emanating from it, the darkness and gloom hovering over it, the tempest swirling about … Continue reading

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In His Confidence

Something I read in Proverbs this morning has me thinking about the multifaceted nature of the believer’s relationship with the God of heaven and earth. Multifaceted. I so like that word. Many sided. As in a cut gem. Each face … Continue reading

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