Monthly Archives: January 2016

Only My Staff

The story of Esau and Jacob has always fascinated me.  These twin sons of Isaac and Rebekkah definitely had their fair share of trouble growing up.  Ultimately, after deceiving his brother out of his birthright and his blessing, Jacob fled … Continue reading

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Mistreated

It’s one of the more incredible examples of restraint contained within the pages of Scripture.  As King David left the palace, fleeing from his own son, he encountered what we today might consider a heckler. As the story goes, David … Continue reading

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Great Service

We recently celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  While he lived and died a little before my time, I find many of his truths to be timeless – primarily because they align so well with Scripture.  Here is one that … Continue reading

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Left and Right Hand

“Their left hand doesn’t even know what their right hand is doing!” When I learned this phrase, it was intended as an insult – a declaration that an organization was grossly disorganized and inefficient. Little did I realize that the … Continue reading

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Breaking and Entering

If there was such a thing as “spiritual breaking and entering,” I’m pretty sure I’d be found guilty.  Not just once, but of multiple counts!  Spiritual breaking and entering occurs when I force my way through doors and windows that … Continue reading

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Love at First Sight(ing)

It likely won’t find its way into a Disney film anytime soon, for it doesn’t fit nicely into the romantic, fairy tale genre. However, as I reread the story of how Isaac and his wife, Rebekkah, ended up together, I … Continue reading

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Pride and Destruction

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, PRIDE, kindness…. Ok, stop the presses and cue the old Sesame Street, “One of these things doesn’t belong here” music…. I’m sad to say that not long ago, I let pride … Continue reading

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