Monthly Archives: April 2018

Who Defines?

The 3rd Chapter of Mark contains some of the perspectives that the various people surrounding Christ had of Him.  I’d like to take a quick look at them, and then make a concluding point of application.  If you read the … Continue reading

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The Giver of Good Things

A great reminder that all good things come from the Lord.  Enjoy your day! (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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The Good Life or True Life?

Some very practical, but challenging, instruction from God’s Word.  Hope you find it helpful. (To receive free daily devotions via email, Sign up above or subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, or to order the devotional books, visit:  … Continue reading

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Cheer Up!

“Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus” by Johann Heinrich Stöver, 1861. St John’s Church, Hesse, Germany  Not long ago we looked at Jesus’ time in the city of Jericho as He made His way to Jerusalem to be crucified.  Luke chose to focus … Continue reading

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My Hope Is In…?

Have you ever had one of THOSE days?  Not much has gone right from your perspective and you become a bit surly (or maybe even more than a bit)? Not long ago, I had such a day.  Recognizing that my … Continue reading

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Settled in an Unsettling World

It was Tuesday morning, April 24th.  As I met with my accountability group, a 24-hour news station quietly ran behind us.  Headlines told of multiple deaths due madmen in Tennessee and Toronto; one armed with a gun, the other armed … Continue reading

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Until We Return

And the Lord said, “I will wait until you return.”  (Judges 6:18)  Such a simple little sentence – but it says so much about men and our God.  The setting was a unique interaction between Gideon and an angel of … Continue reading

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Caving In

He had arrived.  The man had risen from a virtual nobody in an insignificant family, to the king of his country.  He was worshiped and adored by the majority of his people – in fact, they had begged for him … Continue reading

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We’re His

Just in case you ever wonder – Jesus, doesn’t lose what the Father has given Him! (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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Replaying or Refreshing?

You can’t undo the past… but you can certainly not repeat it.  (Bruce Willis) I had messed up.  Pretty big that time – and the echoes still reverberate in the deepest parts of my being.  I can still see my … Continue reading

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