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Fret Not Yourself

They are like old friends. Verses that I haven’t read for probably a year. But they were implanted within me as a young believer and have been part of me ever since. While our formal interactions may not be frequent, … Continue reading

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Who Came Up with that Plan?

There’s no way Abraham could have predicted the path when he received the promise. No way he could have imagined how God’s promise of land, seed, and blessing (Gen. 12:1-3) would be realized. It wasn’t to be realized in his … Continue reading

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From Blues to Bounty

The psalm is only six short verses in length. But the distance the song travels, from the first line to the last, is huge. How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? . . . I will sing to … Continue reading

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A Faultfinder? Nope!

Most often when a Scripture “speaks to me”, if it’s not of God’s greatness or goodness, it’s a word to me of caution or correction. But this morning, as I continue to hover over God’s One-on-one with Job, I’m encouraged. … Continue reading

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Nothing Too Hard

When cousin Hanamel came to Jeremiah with a “good deal”, he must have thought it was a long shot. The Chaldeans had laid siege to Jerusalem, which meant its massive Babylon-based army was already occupying a lot of the land … Continue reading

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Consider (A Rerun)

Pulled up my 2008 thoughts from today’s assigned readings. From what I can remember of the Fall of 2008, things were going pretty good — at least I don’t recall any major problems. Such musings, it seems to me, God … Continue reading

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Confide and Abide

In Isaiah 6, in the year that King Uzziah died, the prophet saw the Lord sitting upon His throne high and lifted up (Isa. 6:1). But in Isaiah 7, in the days of King Ahaz, he saw the unholy alliance … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage of Obedience

Okay, if I’m doing the math correctly, with today’s price for silver the gig paid each “mighty man of valor” from Israel about 27 bucks. I don’t know if that’s a “fair wage” for a mercenary or not, but I’m … Continue reading

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Cave Time

When you’re in a dark place, what’s left to do but cry out? When the path outside is booby trapped by the enemy, when no one takes notice, when no one cares for your soul, what’s left but to plead … Continue reading

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When Is Not the Will of God the Will of God?

Okay, not sure how clear this is going to be, but here’s what I’m chewing on this morning . . . Started in on Galatians and what initially grabs me and stirs my soul is this: But when He who … Continue reading

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