Monthly Archives: June 2017

Forgotten

Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him. (Genesis 40:23, ESV) He didn’t mean to, but he did.  While in prison under Joseph’s care, Pharaoh’s cupbearer and baker each had a dream.  With God’s help, Joseph correctly … Continue reading

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Dropped

I’d missed it every time I studied Joseph’s life until now.  At this point in the story, Pharaoh’s cupbearer (whose dream Joseph had helped interpret 2 years earlier) was describing and recommending Joseph to the king of Egypt following Pharaoh’s … Continue reading

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Father’s Day!

Billy Graham once stated, “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”  If we’re honest, it’s really, really hard work for a selfish man (which we … Continue reading

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Decoder Rings

The cereal we had growing up was usually Corn Flakes, Rice Crispies, Cheerios, or Wheaties.  But every once in a while I could talk Mom into splurging on Capt’n Crush or Sugar Smacks!  Generally, I made my selection based on … Continue reading

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Priorities

The US Open Golf Championship will conclude this week as it always does – on Father’s Day.  I don’t know who will win this year’s tourney, but I know who won’t.  Prior to the tournament, tour favorite, Phil Mickelson announced … Continue reading

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Ready to Do

Hidden away in the pages of 1st Kings is a man named Hiram who was king of the region of Tyre.  We don’t know a whole lot more about him other than he was very loyal to king David, and … Continue reading

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If of God

Theodus and Judas the Galilean – not exactly your household names.  Yet, a wise teacher in First-century Jerusalem used them to help free Christ’s disciples from the hands of the Jews. Gamaliel, whom Luke described as a Pharisee who was … Continue reading

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With Me

His hour had come and Jesus was wrapping up the loose ends of His earthly ministry.  Part of what He felt the need to do before departing was to pray for His followers.  Initially, Christ prayed for the eleven remaining … Continue reading

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Dominion

We all have it – “that thing” that threatens to dominate our thoughts, time, and actions.  Recently, a friend began a conversation with me with these words, “Dave, I need to confess to you that I spent 9 hours playing … Continue reading

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Faithful Following

There is joy in faithfully following the ways of God!  Enjoy your day! (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, or to order the new devotional book, visit:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/book.html).

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