Monthly Archives: April 2016

Property Of:

When I was a kid, my mom taught at the same grade school I attended.  Every day, while I waited for her to finish her work, I “helped” our school janitor with his daily chores.  Mr. Lemkuehl let me empty … Continue reading

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Standing Between

It’s an obscure Old Testament scene that is rarely (if ever) preached, yet I found it fascinating.  In it, some of the Israelites had grumbled to Moses about what they perceived as unfair treatment.  They believed God had intended for … Continue reading

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With What You Have

While it was a directive given to a specific man for a specific mission, it has general application for us today as well. In the book of Judges, the nation of Israel continuously repeated a cycle of rebellion against God, … Continue reading

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He Lifts Me Up

“He Lifts Me Up” by Danny Hohlbohm; http://www.inspired-art.com (used with permission) I saw it again the other night.  This time it was a dear woman from church who toppled over backwards during a dinner party.  A few days before it … Continue reading

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A Long Chorus

One of my favorite authors is AW Tozer.  I don’t like him because he leaves me with a lot of “warm fuzzies” – not at all.  Tozer has a way of getting me to consider old truths in new ways; … Continue reading

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PLUCKY!

He was the greatest man I ever knew, and I didn’t realized how much I missed him until I heard his voice again this week.  It has been 16 years since Grandpa passed away, but as my mom and her … Continue reading

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Life-Filled Living

She amazed me as she valiantly battled cancer for years.  Yet, every time I saw her, she shared a genuine smile.  Generally, she sat near the back of our sanctuary to make getting in and out a bit easier.  But … Continue reading

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Any and All

If we’re willing to look, we’ll see that the lessons from Joshua and Jericho go far beyond a wall that came tumblin’ down.  As I read the account again recently, I was intrigued by the story of Rahab. It seems … Continue reading

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PeaceABLE

While much is made over Absalom’s rebellion against his father, King David, we hear far less about a second rebellion led immediately thereafter by Sheba, a grandson of King Saul. After gathering men to join in his attempted coup, Sheba … Continue reading

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Salt and Wounds

It’s one, long prayer vacillating between David’s problems and his pleas to God for help.  Among it all, two verses made me take notice… “For they persecute those You wound and talk about the pain of those You hurt. Charge … Continue reading

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