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God’s Provision; April 28, 2018


Matthew 1:24-25 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son. And he … Continue reading

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Prayer; April 22, 2018


Zechariah 10:1 Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime; it is the Lord who makes the storm clouds. He gives showers of rain to men, and plants of the field to everyone. One significant background detail is important in … Continue reading

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Entitlement; March 20, 2018


Hosea 2:8 “She has not acknowledged that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold— which they used for Baal. God is our Provider, but all … Continue reading

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Choices; February 22, 2018


Jeremiah 32:39 “I will give them singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear me for their own good and the good of their children after them.” Fearing God is a strange thing. If we fail to … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; February 21, 2018


Jeremiah 31:14 “I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and my people will be filled with my bounty,” declares the Lord. Sometimes the more literal Japanese translation is interesting. In this case, it says, “I will satisfy the souls of … Continue reading

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Giving; February 3, 2018


Isaiah 58:6-7 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your … Continue reading

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Excluding Ourselves; February 2, 2018


Isaiah 56:3 Let no foreigner who has bound himself to the Lord say, “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.” And let not any eunuch complain, “I am only a dry tree.” Very often we exclude ourselves from … Continue reading

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