Tag Archives: knowing God

The Zeal of God; August 3, 2017


2 Kings 19:31 The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. “Zeal” is expressed in Japanese as “hot heart.” There are real risks to thinking of God anthropomorphically, as though He had a physical body like ours, but we … Continue reading

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God-centered Prayer; August 2, 2017


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Somewhere in the centuries from David to Hezekiah, monotheism took root. David … Continue reading

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Our Image of God; July 20, 2017


1 Kings 20:28 The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the Arameans think the Lord is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, … Continue reading

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Letting God be God; June 24, 2017


2 Samuel 22:31 As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in him. It would seem that it would go without saying that God’s way … Continue reading

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Seeking God; June 23, 2017


2 Samuel 22:7 In my distress I called to the Lord; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears. Probably the biggest reason God allows difficult situations in our … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017


Genesis 48:15-16 Then he blessed Joseph and said, “May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day, the Angel who has delivered me from all … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017


Philemon 1:6 I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. Reading various English translations I realize that the NIV is something … Continue reading

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