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Daily Delight

Proverbs 8 has got to be one of my favorite chapters in all of Scripture. Wisdom’s calling. And if you listen to her voice in this chapter, how do you not come away knowing that Jesus is Wisdom? And among … Continue reading

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He Commands All Things

I’m still a couple of chapters away from reading the verse as part of my reading plan, but I’m reminded of the verse as I hover what I have read this morning. But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you … Continue reading

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Despair Consumed by Delight

Been noticing the Preacher’s heart as I’ve been reading in Ecclesiastes. He’s applied his heart to seek and search out wisdom (1:13). But he’s also applied his heart to know madness and folly (1:16). He has tested his heart with … Continue reading

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If Only He Had Eyes to See

They gouged his eyes out. They were actually doing him a favor. If only he had seen that. “If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose … Continue reading

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Come and See

“Come and see,” said Philip to Nathaniel. Check it out. Kick the tires for yourself. Don’t take my word for it. Just because I think this Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph, is the Messiah promised by Moses and … Continue reading

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I don’t know if I’ve ever been as overwhelmed by the combination of my morning readings as I am this morning. Waves rolled over me as I read Isaiah 56 thru 58. The prophet trying to connect the hardship of … Continue reading

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To Have and To Hold

Had dinner with a friend at a restaurant last night — a small, family-business sort of restaurant. Asked our waitress, “So, how are you doing?” She knew what I was asking, how’s the pandemic affected business? Though I only saw … Continue reading

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A Full Physical

Guard your heart, and it will impact how you live. Watch how you live, and it will protect your heart. That’s what I’m picking up this morning from what I think Solomon is laying down. Keep your heart with all … Continue reading

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Drinking Deep at an Oasis

It occurs to me this morning that some portions of Scripture are like an oasis. When times are good, when there’s lots of rain in the land, it’s easy to pass right by them. Sure, you take notice of their … Continue reading

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Seven days. For seven days and seven nights Job’s friends sat with him on the ground, “and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great” (Job 2:13). Suffering. Silence. For seven days. … Continue reading

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