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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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March 9, 2014


Judges 5:2 “When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people offer themselves – Praise the LORD! The last verse of the book of Judges gives the tenor of the whole period between Joshua and Samuel: “In those … Continue reading

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