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Government; July 11, 2019


1 Kings 10:9 “Praise be to the Lord your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the Lord’s eternal love for Israel, he has made you king, to maintain justice and … Continue reading

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Authority and Service; May 21, 2018


Matthew 20:26-28 “Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, … Continue reading

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August 7, 2016


Psalm 132:9 May your priests be clothed with righteousness; may your saints sing for joy. This is a very interesting prayer. It seems entirely reasonable that the Psalmist would ask that God’s people sing for joy, since he himself would … Continue reading

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May 5, 2016


Psalm 4:2 How long, O men, will you turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods? I think God is saying this even today. In a footnote the NIV gives “lies” as an … Continue reading

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October 27, 2015


Exodus 14:15 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on.” It strikes me just now that even though Moses had just delivered one of the most magnificent statements in … Continue reading

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July 17, 2015


Psalm 69:6 May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of Israel. This strikes me as … Continue reading

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March 13, 2014


2 Samuel 23:3-4 “When one rules over men in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings the grass … Continue reading

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