Monthly Archives: November 2017

God’s Competition

“What you get the most excited talking about is god to you.” I don’t remember who said it, but I distinctly remember not liking it!  Because, at the time, I knew that “God” would not win that competition.  Kyle Idelman, … Continue reading

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Drowning Fish

Several days later, I’m still smiling.  In his book, gods at war, author Kyle Idelman wrote about his 4 year-old daughter’s first pet.  After much agonizing, the little girl settled on a goldfish which she quickly named Nemo. In her … Continue reading

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Suffering and Serving

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church. (Colossians 1:24)  Suffering.  The word itself makes … Continue reading

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The Unifiers

Sheer volume alone dictates that we spend more time discussing the writings of Paul over any other New Testament author.  However, currently I’m reading through the book of 1st Peter, and though small in page count, Peter’s words are packed … Continue reading

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Unshaken

Nothing will remove God’s love from us – yet another reason to praise Him! (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at: http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.ht…. For more information about the ministry, or to order the new devotional books, visit: http://www.theteachableheart.com/books.html).

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Nothing Personal

But the people of Israel are not willing to listen to you because they are not willing to listen to me, for all the Israelites are hardened and obstinate. (Ezekiel 3:7) Personal rejection. Ouch!  It’s one of the main reasons … Continue reading

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The Pits

I called on your name, Lord, from the depths of the pit.  You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.” You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” (Lamentations … Continue reading

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