Tag Archives: distractions

Dealing with Wealth; July 6, 2017


1 Kings 10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relation to the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions. This story is a Hollywood favorite, because it has … Continue reading

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June 26, 2016


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. This Psalm was written during some time of national calamity … Continue reading

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March 6, 2016


Luke 21:34 “Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.” It just hit me that here Jesus is putting anxiety … Continue reading

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September 23, 2014


Acts 7:57 At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him. The irony of this scene is extreme to me. These people were doing exactly as Stephen had said in … Continue reading

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February 16, 2013


Jeremiah 4:3 This is what the LORD says to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem: “Break up your unplowed ground and do not sow among thorns. This brings to mind Jesus’ parable of the sower in Matthew 13. Land … Continue reading

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May 22, 2012


Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” As is shown in verses 12 and 16, Peter’s entire focus was … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012


Luke 8:15 “But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop.” The word that jumps out at me this morning is “persevering” … Continue reading

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