Monthly Archives: August 2017

Its Own Reward

“After all that Hezekiah had so faithfully done…” I don’t know how you’d complete that sentence, but I sure expect to see the next few words to be that God rewarded the faithful service of Hezekiah.  Perhaps Hezekiah was blessed … Continue reading

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Creator or Creation?

As the moon slips between Earth and the sun tomorrow, let it serve as a reminder of what Isaiah wrote so long ago: He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches … Continue reading

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Stress Reduction Policy?

There was a time I thought we ought to remove the exclamation point from usage because nothing surprised me anymore.  Well, I’m ready to bring it back!  Not long ago, I came across this headline that floored me:       Professor … Continue reading

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Reruns

I’d been struggling a bit with forgiveness – not of others, but of myself.  The theater of my mind had been showing “reruns” for days on end.  It was like a non-stop marathon of “The Worst Moments of Dave’s Life.”  … Continue reading

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Know, Go, Show

The Jews had been exiled for 70 years when Ezra arrived on the scene.  God allowed His people to be carried away because they had fallen away from Him and worshipped false gods.  Of course, decades living in Babylon hadn’t … Continue reading

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The Wall

At first glance, the third chapter of Nehemiah looks to be simply a list of boring facts detailing the rebuilding of Jerusalem’s wall.  I mean, does it really matter today who, and how, parts of an ancient city were built?  … Continue reading

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Underground Lake

The “Real Fact” on the underneath side of the bottle cap read, “Below the Kalahari Desert lies the world’s largest underground lake.”  To tell you the truth, it sounded fake to me – I mean how could so much water … Continue reading

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Suspicious Minds

It could have been viewed as a blessing from heaven.  In fact, they were later told that it was.  But when Joseph’s brothers first discovered that all of the silver they had taken to buy grain in Egypt had been … Continue reading

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Foul Ball

It was a beautiful end to an absolutely ugly story.  For 13 years, Steve Bartman had lived in hiding after receiving multiple death threats that began one fateful night in October of 2003.  That night, Bartman was attending Game 6 … Continue reading

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