The Wise Man and The Fool (Prov 29:1, 11)

| Sep 16, 2017

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He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing… 11A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back. —Proverbs 29:1, 11 There is a huge white birch on the back of my property that is the tallest tree in the entire yard. […]

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Learning is a Grace, Too (Phil 4:11-13)

| Jun 3, 2017

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…I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. 12I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. 13I can do all things through him who strengthens me. —Philippians 4:11-13 I […]

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By the Company We Keep (Ps 103:20-22)

| Mar 11, 2017

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Bless the LORD, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word! 21Bless the LORD, all his hosts, his ministers, who do his will! 22Bless the LORD, all his works, in all places of his dominion. Bless the LORD, O my soul! —Psalm 103:20-22 George Washington said, […]

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Armor For A Close Battle (Eph 6:12-13)

| Jul 3, 2016

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For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. 13Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having […]

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One Day (Phil 2:10-11)

| Mar 20, 2016

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so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. —Philippians 2:10-11 One day, cancer will bow. One day, pain and sorrow and hurt will eat dust. One day, […]

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For God’s Glory (Psalm 79:9)

| Nov 15, 2015

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Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name’s sake! —Psalm 79:9 God’s glory is the sum total of all His infinite perfections. God, being who He is and how He is, by necessity, does all that He does for the […]

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A Dad’s Loving Advice (Prov 4:23-24)

| Sep 27, 2015

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Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. 24Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you. —Proverbs 4:23-24 Fatherly advice is as old as Adam. A blog I read recently asked, “Is fatherly advice still around, or has it become a parenting practice of […]

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JESUS HIMSELF (John 6:35)

| Jun 14, 2015

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“I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.”—John 6:35 Okay, so Jesus says, “I am the bread of life,” and we immediately get excited and start thinking about spiritual fulfillment and contentment in Christ, which are not necessarily wrong, but let’s take […]

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Steadfast, immovable (1 Cor 15:58)

| Dec 14, 2014

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Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.—1 Corinthians 15:58 That word, “therefore,” which starts this verse that you’ve set your heart to memorize—that word, every time you see it, deserves the same question: “What’s it there […]

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Take care (Heb 3:12-13)

| Dec 7, 2014

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Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 13But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.—Hebrews 3:12-13 Do you know how many times […]

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