Monthly Archives: March 2016

Tottering Fences

After facing many challenges and defeats, we see a man that didn’t view himself as a mighty king, but as one who had been shaken deeply by the events of life.  Speaking to his enemies, David writes… “How long will … Continue reading

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To Himself

The older I get the more I realize that often it’s not something new I need to learn, but something old that I need to remember.  Maybe this ministry should be called “The Remind-able Heart?” 😉 Something I frequently need … Continue reading

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Stop Them?

It’s a very obscure story in the Old Testament; one that I’d honestly forgotten.  In it, God chose to place His Spirit on 70 of the elders of Israel.  For a very short time, they all spoke messages of God … Continue reading

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Slander Sandwich

Overall, I guess I’ve been fortunate – in my nearly 51 years I’ve only been the subject of slanderous comments a couple of times.  The details aren’t really important; but how I handle them is.  Thankfully, I don’t have to … Continue reading

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No Need for Pity

It was the “in between” day – the day after they’d watched Jesus die – but before they knew what would happen next. For all they knew, the disciples might be the next ones the Jews turned over for execution. … Continue reading

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I Lay it Down

“For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again. “No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to … Continue reading

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The Transaction

I had been rehearsing to play the role of the disciple John in a church Easter program.  I’d never participated in a drama event before, so I really had to concentrate on my songs and cues, etc. So much so, … Continue reading

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Tourist Destination

It was 6 days before Passover, and Jesus was returning to Jerusalem to celebrate the feast.  Along the way, He stopped at Bethany to pay a visit to Mary, Martha, and someone else…hmmm, oh yes, Lazarus!  But, as described below, … Continue reading

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Temple Inspector

Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on what we’ve come to know as “Palm Sunday” ended at the temple.  Two of the gospels (Matthew and Luke) immediately go on to describe Jesus driving out the buyers and the sellers (John doesn’t … Continue reading

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Soul Focus

Maybe it’s the rags to riches, pauper to prince, and murderer to deliverer thing – I don’t really know.  But, I’ve always really admired Moses.  And although I’ve read his story multiple times, each reading seems to bring out something … Continue reading

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