Tag Archives: the love of God

Wash My Feet (2017 Remix)

Often, I think I jump to what I need to do rather than just chew on what He’s done. I rush to practical application, brushing past the wonder of incarnation. Ready to imitate, before I take time to meditate. Such … Continue reading

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As He Is So Also Are We

It’s one of those “in the shadow” verses. A verse which, at least in my experience, more often than not is eclipsed by the better known verse which follows it. So often, I can be in such a rush to … Continue reading

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And So We Are

Identity. Much discussion these days on our identity. For many, over the past several weeks the focus has been whether there’s an (R) or a (D) after someone’s name. People so labeled by partisan politics that to attach a letter … Continue reading

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Ready

Wrapped up Isaiah this morning. “Did not my heart burn?” I think as I sit back and reflect on this year’s journey through the prophet’s words. Lots I still don’t fully understand. Not sure I really know how all the … Continue reading

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The King Who Loves the Church

Hovering over Esther 2 this morning and my mind goes down the path of Esther as a type, or a foreshadowing, of the church. . . . the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she won grace … Continue reading

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Whatever the LORD Pleases

Hovering over a verse in Psalm 135 this morning. Actually, not so much hovering as I am using it as a springboard. Noodling on a truth well known, but thinking of some its implications that may too easily be taken … Continue reading

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She Loved Much

She was a woman of repute. Of ill repute. A woman “of the city” and evidently a woman known (in the biblical sense) by many in the city. That she crashed the dinner party at the Pharisee’s house was shocking. … Continue reading

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God’s Dealing with Us

Hovering over Psalm 103 this morning. A familiar friend. A welcome reminder. A catalyst for worship. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name!Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not … Continue reading

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The Sword Doing Its Work

Honestly, when I open my bible in the morning I’m counting on it being “living and active” (Heb. 4:12a). I’ve often said that reading our bibles is kind of a guaranteed encounter of the divine kind. The God-breathed Word illuminated … Continue reading

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That Brother

It’s a command to obey. A long, protracted, extensively argued, command to obey. And honestly, the more you chew on 1John 4:7-21, the less wiggle room there is to let yourself off the hook and just “mostly obey.” Beloved, let … Continue reading

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