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Wisdom

Caught

Caught

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16) In more instances than we probably care to believe, what we...

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Always Never Wanted

Always Never Wanted

“May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!” (Psalm 20:4) A few years ago my nephew Jacob could not wait to open one of his gifts. It was Christmas Eve and be begged his dad...

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Wait and See

Wait and See

“From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear; no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.” (Isaiah 64:4) The God we serve lavishes us with undeserved grace and...

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Through Us

Through Us

“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.”  (2 Corinthians 2:14) I was very young...

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Beyond Wealth

Beyond Wealth

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm 16:11) Recently my friend Debbie presented me with a gift box...

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Blind Belief

Blind Belief

“And as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” (Matthew 9:27) They desperately needed his help and, despite their obvious limitations,...

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Give It Away

Give It Away

“For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, ‘Fear not, I am the one who helps you.’” (Isaiah 41:13) When God gives us gifts, I believe he intends for us to share them with...

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Sees Through

Sees Through

“And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her and said to her, “Do not weep.” (Luke 7:13) Crowds cramp our style, forcing us into sardine-like cans where we feel squashed and a touch harassed at...

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Matters

Matters

"Weeping may tarry for the night." (Psalm 30:5) It matters that they lived, regardless how short the span. It matters on a scale of enormous significance that your friends’ loved ones drew breath for a...

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Up Ahead

Up Ahead

“Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul." (Psalm 86:4) We walk at night, Bill and I, when the Florida sun has tipped its head low and a slight breeze accompanies our...

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Capes and All

Capes and All

“Blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodguilt and from working salvation with my own hand.” (1 Samuel 25:33) My mother Pamela lived by some incredible truths:...

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The Better Thing

The Better Thing

“For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock.” (Psalm 27:5) We piled off the tour bus and found ourselves...

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