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Widows and Lepers and Gentiles, Oh My!

Though with their lips they were saying, “Amen! Preach it brother!” Jesus knew what was going on in their hearts. Though they all spoke well of Him, Nazareth’s most famous son knew what they were all really thinking. Reading in … Continue reading

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Lard Heart Redemption

We’ve all experienced it: you hear a song and it’s like it was written for you. The lyrics are your lyrics. The sentiment, your sentiment. The message, you couldn’t have said it better yourself. And many of us experience it … Continue reading

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Direct Your Heart

The crazy cycle of the judges continues in 1Samuel. Israel had again hit rock bottom. Having been handily defeated by the Philistines in a war undertaken in their own strength, the people of God saw the ark lost and the … Continue reading

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The Back, The Face, and The Heart

The more I read the prophets, the more I’m intrigued by the prophets. The more I think I understand what’s going on, the more I think I know of God. And the more I consider the dynamic of Israel’s judgment … Continue reading

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Heart Matters

I’m up in B.C. for a few days this week helping my daughter and family move. And I’m reminded again that, when it comes to my morning quiet time, I find it really difficult when I’m out of my environment … Continue reading

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Appealing Speech

It doesn’t make for good news headlines, but if more heeded the sage’s counsel, it probably would make for a better world. Inflammatory speech is big business nowadays. Outrageous rhetoric is sure to make the front page (for those who … Continue reading

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Rab Shalom

“How’s your heart?” It’s a question my girls regularly ask me, and each other, these days. “I can see how you’re doing life on the outside,” they’re saying, “but what’s the state of affairs on the inside?” Truth be told, … Continue reading

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