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Death; July 12, 2017


1 Kings 14:12-13 “As for you, go back home. When you set foot in your city, the boy will die. All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only one belonging to Jeroboam who will be … Continue reading

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April 19, 2017


John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John didn’t write just for the sake of writing, he … Continue reading

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March 1, 2016


Ecclesiastes 2:24-25 A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment? Solomon is … Continue reading

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May 19, 2015


Matthew 15:24 He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.” This strikes many people as a remarkably cold response on the part of Jesus, but it hits me this morning as evidence of Jesus’ very sharp … Continue reading

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November 29, 2014


2 Peter 3:18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever! Amen. In reading this just now I noticed something I’m not sure has registered … Continue reading

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June 23, 2014


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. Different translations use different words for the Hebrew that the NIV renders as “love,” (the Japanese uses “integrity”) but the point is, when your goals are right, … Continue reading

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June 5, 2014


Proverbs 10:2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death. At first glance this seems to be talking only about money, but I think a wider reading is appropriate. Treasure is whatever we value highly and work … Continue reading

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