Monthly Archives: July 2015

Finally!

July 31st, 2015. The date has been marked on my calendar for quite a while. You see, today is the day that my younger daughter returns from Asia. She’s been gone the entire month of July, spending 2 weeks in … Continue reading

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Our Eyes

“We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” (2 Chron 20:12) Were these the words of a lowly, incapable individual? Was this a feeble admission of weakness by someone who had no ability to figure … Continue reading

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Rock and Redeemer

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my rock and my Redeemer.” (Psalm 19:14) It’s a bold, bold prayer if you ask me. The writer is basically saying … Continue reading

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Bookends

It was one of the first battles David faced after he became king over all Israel. The Philistines, the fierce neighbors to their west, had heard David was now king and had sent their army to destroy him. David had … Continue reading

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Prayer Team

This may come as no surprise to you, and I’m not sure how I’d missed it this long. But, as I read a familiar portion of Romans 8 recently, I was amazed at some tremendous truths that I’d never really … Continue reading

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Despised

What was it that came between them? By all appearances, at one point, they were madly in love. She once risked treason to save his life; he had once killed 200 Philistines to win her hand in marriage. Yet, the … Continue reading

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Loyalty

Webster defines loyalty as: “the quality or state of being true and constant in support of someone or something.” True and constant in support; aren’t those beautiful words? If only we could find that quality in others – if only … Continue reading

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Lending

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” (Pro 19:17) Scripture contains dozens of references related to caring from the poor.  To the best of my recollection, looking out … Continue reading

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Which Demas?

I wonder if there was a surge in the number of baby boys named Demas in the years following the writing of Colossians and Philemon. For in them, Paul referred to Demas as “a dear friend and fellow worker.” What … Continue reading

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Forever Fair

“That’s not fair!!!” We used to say it a lot when we were kids. But somewhere along the line, most of us stopped – perhaps because we’ve long since accepted that life’s not fair, or we’ve just learned that mature … Continue reading

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