Monthly Archives: August 2017

Under the Rug

I needed to act fast.  The poor guy was digging a pretty deep hole, and if I didn’t wrestle the shovel out of his hands quickly he was going to bury himself!  The details aren’t important, and it would take … Continue reading

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That Night

Zzzzzzzz.  As Mordecai was sleeping two other men were wide awake.  One was Haman, the king’s right-hand man.  Filled with pride and hatred because Mordecai alone would not bow to him, Haman had convinced the king to kill all the … Continue reading

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Just Great

Chuck Swindoll once wrote about a student at Dallas Theological Seminary who had been selected by his pastoral-ministry professors to address the graduating class.  The student chose for his text John 13, the washing of the disciples’ feet.    After … Continue reading

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Different…or Weird?

“When all you do is jump through hoops to try to get to God, it is easy to either give up or to get weird trying to earn God’s favor.”  (Stephen Arterburn and Jack Felton in More Jesus, Less Religion). … Continue reading

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All Nations

The day is coming when every knee will bow to the King of kings! (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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Not Total

The picture above looks like most any photo take at sunrise or sunset I suppose.  But the image wasn’t snapped at either time.  It was taken at 1:08 PM on August 21st – the day of the total eclipse.  In … Continue reading

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All in Favor

“All in favor, say ‘aye.’  All opposed, ‘nay.’”  We’ve likely all been in a meeting where such a vote was taken.  Long ago, a little-known prophet in Israel found himself in a similar situation.  Together, the kings of both Israel … Continue reading

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