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Wisdom and Understanding; September 26, 2017


Job 32:8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. The Bible speaks of wisdom and understanding several places, perhaps most famously in Proverbs: “The fear of the Lord is the … Continue reading

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Legalism vs. Grace; June 11, 2017


1 Samuel 21:6 So the priest gave him the consecrated bread, since there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence that had been removed from before the Lord and replaced by hot bread on the day it … Continue reading

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April 22, 2017


Deuteronomy 5:6-7 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.” This year I have been particularly struck by how God had to … Continue reading

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October 6, 2016


Mark 9:23, 29 “If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for him who believes.” … He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer.” I have always loved the father’s exclamation in verse 24, but just now what … Continue reading

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July 10, 2016


Psalm 83:18 Let them know that you, whose name is the Lord— that you alone are the Most High over all the earth. This Psalmist was focused on human enemies, but the prayer in this verse, at least, is valid … Continue reading

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July 28, 2014


Isaiah 62:1 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her righteousness shines out like the dawn, her salvation like a blazing torch. This verse, along with verses 6 and 7, … Continue reading

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July 13, 2014


Isaiah 45:21-22 “And there is no God apart from me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none but me. Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is … Continue reading

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