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Priorities; December 30, 2017


Luke 2:49-50 “Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?” But they did not understand what he was saying to them. Jesus wasn’t being deliberately disobedient to Mary and … Continue reading

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Acknowledging God; October 11, 2017


Psalm 24:1-2 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters. David starts this Psalm by stating God’s right … Continue reading

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Unchanging God; August 16, 2017


2 Chronicles 13:18 The men of Judah were victorious because they relied on the Lord, the God of their fathers. Sometimes it feels like the Old Testament is nothing but a record of man’s mistakes, but every once and a … Continue reading

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March 31, 2017


Deuteronomy 4:39 Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other. This is the definitive statement of monotheism. Many cultures balk at this. India is … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017


Genesis 35:2-3 So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purify yourselves and change your clothes. Then come, let us go up to Bethel, … Continue reading

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July 29, 2016


Psalm 119:130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. I love the imagery in the Japanese translation: “When the door of Your Word opens, light shines in.” Books in general are doors to worlds … Continue reading

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January 13, 2016


Isaiah 51:7 “Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults.” Time and time again the Bible speaks of … Continue reading

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