Monthly Archives: March 2017

Till the Storms Pass

It was a frightening night for a lot of us.  As the tornado sirens went off nearby, our family clustered in our designated shelter in the basement.  We were fortunate, we only lost power.  Later that night, I heard of … Continue reading

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Authentic Leadership

It’s a remarkable example of authentic leadership.  As they neared the Promised Land, God took Moses to the top of a mountain from where he could see the land the Hebrews would soon possess.  But, Moses himself wouldn’t set foot … Continue reading

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New Song

Let us praise Him for the grace that sets our souls free! (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, visit:  http://www.TheTeachableHeart.com).

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Long Arms

It’s a story that will hopefully encourage all of us.  During Israel’s 40-year march through the desert, one of the things they grumbled about was the menu.  First, they complained of having no food.  Then they complained about the miraculous, … Continue reading

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The In-Laws

My wife and I were already engaged by the time I first met my future father-in-law.  The second time I saw him was on our “big day.”  During the 28+ years thereafter, I’ve not seen him very often (he lives 1500 … Continue reading

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Better?

“Wouldn’t it be better for us to go back…?” (Numbers 14:3) In this case, those words were uttered by the Israelites upon hearing that the land they had been promised to inhabit was filled with enemies; enemies that were both … Continue reading

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The Outage

It was only 24 hours – but it didn’t seem like it. All day, it had been incredibly windy and unseasonably warm.  Therefore, the predictions of violent storms that night came as no surprise.  Seeing the dark red on local … Continue reading

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With All Power

Travel back with me to the night of the Last Supper.  Together with the 12 disciples, Jesus was observing the Passover.  During the meal, a most unusual thing happened – besides Jesus identifying Judas as His betrayer. As John tells us, … Continue reading

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Outside Opportunities

In his commentary on the book of Colossians, FF Bruce wrote, “People who do not read the Bible for themselves or listen to the preaching of the Word of God can see the lives of those who do, and can … Continue reading

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Cross and Crown

Our cross now – a crown later. (To receive these free daily devotions via email, subscribe at: http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.ht…. For more information about the ministry, visit:www.TheTeachableHeart.com).

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