Monthly Archives: February 2016

To the Heavens

When David sat down and attempted to write a song about the breadth of God’s love, he seemed unable to find words adequate for the task.  In the end, he chose these: “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, Your faithfulness to … Continue reading

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Broken and Crushed

“I’ve got music; I’ve got rhythm.  I’ve got my gal, who could ask for anything more?”  Well, frankly, I think I could!  While George and Ira Gershwin wrote a very memorable song, music, rhythm, and even a gal aren’t things … Continue reading

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I Will be With You

Yesterday we looked at Moses’ initial dismay when God revealed that His plan of deliverance for Israel meant that Moses was going to be sent to Pharaoh (Exodus 3:10).  Just like many of us, Moses began to run down a … Continue reading

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Sending You

In an earlier devotion, we stated that from His seat in heaven, God saw the Hebrews affliction, heard their cries for help, and cared about their suffering (Exodus 3:7).  In response, God told Moses that He was going to come … Continue reading

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Partial Obedience

Sadly, far too often I’m more like the “bad guys” in Scripture than I am like Christ.  I probably would have related well to the Pharisees in Jesus’ day.  Likewise, when I read about the interactions between Moses and Pharaoh, … Continue reading

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Swagger

From across the gymnasium, the slogan on the young man’s t-shirt caught my eye.  Seeing “SWAG” sprawled across his chest in large letters, I thought maybe I’d get a lesson on how to be “hip.”  So, I watched him for … Continue reading

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A Very Short Reign

Immediately after David fled Jerusalem, his son, Absalom, took the throne surrounded by his two top advisors, Ahithophel (Bathsheba’s grandfather) and Hushai (David’s former top advisor). Without getting too far into the details, Absalom asked each advisor for their plan … Continue reading

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