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The Lessons God Provides; April 11, 2018


Jonah 4: 6, 7, 8 The Lord (God) provided … The turn of phrase in this chapter is very instructive. We think of God providing things we want, but we don’t think of Him providing things we don’t want. Providing … Continue reading

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Knowing God; February 17, 2018


Jeremiah 24:7 “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart.” Here we have … Continue reading

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God’s Purpose; December 14, 2017


Luke 1:74-75 “To rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.” Several places in the Bible it talks about God’s overarching purpose … Continue reading

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July 25, 2016


Psalm 119:67, 71, 75 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. I know, O Lord, that your laws are … Continue reading

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October 19, 2015


1 Peter 3:3-4 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and … Continue reading

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May 16, 2014


Psalm 112:1 Praise the Lord. Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who finds great delight in his commands. This Psalm is another listing of the benefits of fearing the Lord. There are many such Psalms, and several are, … Continue reading

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January 29, 2013


Isaiah 33:22 For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; it is he who will save us. When I read this just now, my immediate thought was that this is what American … Continue reading

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