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Being God-centered; June 16, 2017


2 Samuel 5:12 And David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. Time and again throughout the Bible we see that God doesn’t do … Continue reading

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September 23, 2016


Habakkuk 1:13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrong. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves? This is a question … Continue reading

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March 29, 2016


1 Samuel 2:21 And the Lord was gracious to Hannah; she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the Lord. This is “the rest of the story” … Continue reading

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December 19, 2015


Luke 1:45 “Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!” The Japanese for this verse brings out two nuances that are missing from the English, or the NIV at least. The … Continue reading

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