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Familiar Disregard

Familiar Disregard

“And David had success in all his undertakings for the Lord was with him.”  (1 Samuel. 18:14) Power to Succeed What difference does it make, anyway? We know the story of David the shepherd boy who would...

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Vital

Vital

“So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.” (Matthew 26:44)  On the way to the cross, Christ faced what we can hardly comprehend: unbearable agony...

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Peter, Peter

Peter, Peter

“But he said emphatically, ‘If I must die with you, I will not deny you.’ And they all said the same.” (Mark 14:31) When Peter spoke those infamous words, Christ loved him nonetheless. His was a bold and...

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Make Known

Make Known

“Make known his deeds among the peoples…tell of all his wondrous works!”            (Psalm 105:1-2) The stories in God’s Word should intrigue and...

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Five More

Five More

“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a...

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Becoming

Becoming

“But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14) As...

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All Praise

All Praise

“Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, ‘How awesome are your deeds…All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing...

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Undivided Attention

Undivided Attention

“For they preach but do not practice…they do all their deeds to be seen by others.” (Matthew 23:3,5) Jesus is not exactly overwhelmed by our positions in society or the power that we wield or the words...

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Clear Path

Clear Path

“But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’” (Luke 12:20) I would hate to think that God would look at how I spend my days...

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In the Very Place You Find Yourself

In the Very Place You Find Yourself

“If there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (Philippians 4:8) Worrisome Scenarios Charging like a thoroughbred ‘round a racetrack, our thoughts hurl...

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In Real Time

In Real Time

“The LORD repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!” (Ruth 2:12) Leaving what is comfortable and...

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Far Greater

Far Greater

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?” Jeremiah 32:27 For the past few years our family has chosen the first week in January to gather together and share our “Word...

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