Tag Archives: distractions

Repentance; July 6, 2019


Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live. This chapter as a whole is talking … Continue reading

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Loving God; June 29, 2019


Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. This is the Shema, called that from the … Continue reading

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Idols; June 19, 2019


1 John 5:21 Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. I’m sure I’ve never written on this verse, but I was drawn to it by the very fact that it’s not underlined in my Bible! Why would this be the final … Continue reading

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Focus; May 16, 2019


Philippians 3:18-19 For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is … Continue reading

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Letting God be God; April 17, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. After a full chapter … Continue reading

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Fellowship with God; April 6, 2019


1 Corinthians 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful. For once I really like the NIV turn of phrase. It’s not a difference in translation, but the sentence structure puts … Continue reading

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Walking in Trust; March 30, 2019


Romans 10:11-13 As the Scripture says, “Anyone who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, … Continue reading

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