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Reliance; January 5, 2018


Psalm 146:3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save. I like the Japanese a bit better than the English here. It says, “Don’t rely on princes, on the children of men who have no … Continue reading

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God’s Control; December 24, 2017


Luke 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. In reading this account we recognize that Luke wanted to peg these events in historical context, but we perhaps … Continue reading

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Prayer and Intercession; December 17, 2017


Hebrews 7:25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. This verse is a promise of the highest order. It should be a source of immense … Continue reading

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Sleep; November 28, 2017


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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God’s Omniscience; November 5, 2017


Psalm 71:15-16 My mouth will tell of your righteousness, of your salvation all day long, though I know not its measure. I will come and proclaim your mighty acts, O Sovereign Lord; I will proclaim your righteousness, yours alone. It … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 20, 2017


2 Samuel 8:14 The Lord gave David victory wherever he went. I have a feeling David may have insisted that events be recorded this way in the official record. That is, it wasn’t that David achieved all these victories, it … Continue reading

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December 29, 2016


Matt 2:15 And so was fulfilled what the Lord had said through the prophet: “Out of Egypt I called my son.” Matthew emphasized the fulfillment of prophecy more than any other New Testament writer, making it clear that he was … Continue reading

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