Monthly Archives: October 2017

By a Thread

O you who dwell by many waters, rich in treasures, your end has come; the thread of your life is cut. (Jeremiah 51:13, ESV)  One day I think I’ll compile a list of common English phrases that have their origins … Continue reading

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Curse or Platform?

This man must be a murderer; for though he escaped from the sea, Justice has not allowed him to live. (Acts 28:4)  The people gathered around the campfire that night watched as Paul reached for more wood to place on … Continue reading

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No End

Thankful that we serve a God whose love and faithfulness have  no end! (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 books, visit:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/books.html).

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A Lost Art

In his second letter to Timothy, Paul took time to instruct the younger man on how to become a worker “approved by God.”  Specifically, he gave instructions on how to deal with those who disagreed with the Christian message.  Here, … Continue reading

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Unmoving Bows

The archers bitterly attacked him, shot at him, and harassed him severely, yet his bow remained unmoved; his arms were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob… (Gen 49:23-24)   The setting was the gathering of Jacob’s sons … Continue reading

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Really Rich or Really Godly?

I remember the conversation like it was yesterday.  Beginning what I hoped would be a spiritual conversation, I asked my dear friend what they wanted out of life.  “Dave, I want to be rich; REALLY rich.”  My heart sank as … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Daddies

It was the best of times.  It was the worst of times.  No, this isn’t the Tale of Two Cities, but instead the “Tale of Two Daddies.”  I had gone to a library in a neighboring community, and on this … Continue reading

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