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A Loaf of Bread? Really?

When Nebuchadnezzar had his dream about kingdoms falling, he saw a stone striking them and breaking them into pieces. A large stone cut out by no human hand shattering the kingdoms of men, itself becoming a great mountain and filling … Continue reading

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My Right Hand, His Right Hand

We know it’s a Messianic psalm, a song about the Christ. Though words were put to music by David at a certain time for a specific reason, God breathed out the lyrics, conceived before the foundation of the earth, through … Continue reading

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Thankful for Weak Neck Muscles

There are many wonders to ponder when it comes to how the human body is made. On the rare occasions we actually pause to consider the nature of our physical construction, we can’t help but be amazed. How the heart … Continue reading

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A Truth and A Promise

You never know when you’re going to come upon a truth about God worthy of note. And sometimes promises of God show up in the least expected places. This morning both those things appear in a rebuke from God. At … Continue reading

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His Word, His Steadfast Love

“Oops!” I think to myself, “colored that wrong.” Working my way through another stanza of Psalm 119 this morning which means I’m picking up my orange colored pencil (orange pencil crayon for my Canadian brothers and sisters) frequently as I … Continue reading

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A Well-Known Friend

Sometimes it’s stumbling upon something “new” or something I hadn’t really thought of before that serves up something to chew on. A phrase that catches my attention, a word picture that I’d never really considered before, or just some unexpected … Continue reading

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Things

“Finally,” says Paul, for the second time in this letter to the Philippians. He got side-tracked a bit after his first “finally” (3:1). But now he’s gonna wrap up this short letter for real. And in the portion I read … Continue reading

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Where Else Could I Go?

Devo’ing in a different time zone this morning. Chewing on the word on the shores of Maui. Will be, Lord willing, for the next few weeks. May has always been Sue’s month — her birthday today, Mother’s Day, and then our … Continue reading

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The Rock from Which You Were Hewn

Sometimes, in order to keep going forward, you need to look back. To recapture future hope, you need to be reminded of past promises. To set your feet again on solid ground, you need to remember afresh the rock from … Continue reading

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Waiting Time

Ours is a culture that is bent on getting rid of waiting. Decades ago we adopted a whole new genre of food service, fast food restaurants, because we didn’t want to wait for good food to be prepared. So we … Continue reading

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