Tag Archives: diligence

Stewardship; June 26, 2018


Luke 12:48 “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” Ambition is a dangerous thing. This teaching, along with the famous parable … Continue reading

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Abilities; March 12, 2018


Daniel 1:17 To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds. The biggest point of this verse to me is that abilities … Continue reading

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Stubbornness; February 16, 2018


Jeremiah 18:12 “But they will reply, ‘It’s no use. We will continue with our own plans; each of us will follow the stubbornness of his evil heart.’” Human stubbornness can be really remarkable. Occasionally we find it exercised in admirable … Continue reading

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Diligence; June 29, 2017


1 Kings 4:29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. This description of Solomon would put him right up there with Newton in terms of intellect … Continue reading

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April 9, 2015


John 21:21-22 When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” I’m so glad this is recorded in … Continue reading

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January 4, 2015


Numbers 12:3 (Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.) This is a very interesting comment, almost certainly inserted into the text by a later editor rather than by Moses … Continue reading

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