Monthly Archives: January 2018

Success in Setbacks

He died before I was born, so what I know about him came from history books.  As Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill is frequently credited with unifying the necessary allies to defeat Nazi Germany during World War … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

The phrase “daily bread” appears four times in Scripture.  Two are part of the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6, Luke 11).  A third is in Proverb 30, where Agur prayed that he not be given too much (and forget his need … Continue reading

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“Heartbook”

After seeing a video of his stirring commencement speech, I decided to read one of his books, Lessons Learned from a Third Grade Dropout.  In it, Dr. Rick Rigsby relates some of the simple, but impactful truths his father taught … Continue reading

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Right Where He’s Always Been

Whether we perceive Him or not, God is always present! (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 devotional books, visit:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/books.html).

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Connected Dots

It’s a relationship I’d never seen before, yet Scripture connects these two dots.  Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus. (1 Timothy 3:13)  Not long ago we looked at … Continue reading

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On His Behalf?

Elihu, son of Barakel, the Buzite…  We know nothing else about him other than he was a young man who addressed Job.  That, and he demanded to be heard.  Why?  Let’s allow Elihu to tell us: Bear with me a … Continue reading

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Sticking Close

If I had to give a piece of advice to a young man about a place to live, I think I should say, ‘sacrifice almost everything to live where you can be near your friends.’ (CS Lewis) My men’s group … Continue reading

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