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Work In Progress

You read the opening verses of 1Corinthians and, if you’ve read the letter before and you’re at all familiar with this rag tag, dysfunctional group of believers (check out 5:1-6 and 11:17-22), you can’t help but ask yourself, “Is Paul … Continue reading

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Our Daily Burden Bearer

Overall, it would seem to be a song of victory. Enemies are scattered. Prisoners are led out to prosperity. The inheritance which once languished is restored. The spoil is divided. And the one who led in victory is ascended on … Continue reading

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A Grace Thing

Those who have known grace should show grace. I buy that. Those whose sins have been forgiven because of the finished work of the cross should forgive the sins of others. Makes sense to me. Those who have been blessed … Continue reading

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Windows in Heaven

Situation? Desperate. Famine followed by siege. Even when they could freely leave the city walls, there was so little food in the fields. It was so bad, in fact, that even donkey heads and dove’s dung were only accessible to … Continue reading

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Praise God for the Promise!

Solomon had blown it (1Kings 11:1-8). What had started as a simple marriage of strategic convenience with a daughter of Egypt grew to be a collection of wives–700 princesses and 300 concubines, to be exact–from every tribe, tongue, and nation … Continue reading

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A Steadfast Heart

Down in northern California for a couple of days checking out the new grandson. What a joy! But amid the joy, there’s still some sadness. Not only have I heard it from my girls, but from others in our extended … Continue reading

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Tapping Into Grace

As the saying goes, “What you win them with is what you win them to.” So, for those of us who know that any merit we have before a holy God is by grace alone, we desire nothing more than … Continue reading

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