Monthly Archives: May 2018

Everything and Nothing

I’m currently making my way through the book of 1st Peter for the 1st time.  Wanting to learn all I can from it, I’m using a Kay Arthur Inductive Bible Study method.  During the first week, Arthur had me read … Continue reading

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Beaten Path

You’d expect such words from the man after God’s own heart.  As David prepared to die, Scripture tells us that he pulled Solomon (his son and the future king) aside and gave him some words to live by.  Among them … Continue reading

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Off The Wagon

Well, I fell off that wagon quickly!  Only a few days earlier, I had read these words:        I have determined that my mouth will not sin. (Psalm 17:3; HCSB)  David’s prayer was that his words would in no way … Continue reading

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Precarious Position

“If my performance ever slips, I am suddenly in the precarious position of losing my value to the world.” (Constance Rhodes)  I was devastated.  The “B” on my report card proved what I already knew – I wasn’t perfect; but … Continue reading

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Declared

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Lost and Found

Recently I had the opportunity to publicly honor my mother for her 48 years of teaching.  There were so many things that I wanted the honors banquet audience to know about her.  Yes, there were her many achievements in the … Continue reading

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Not Ashamed!

It’s another of what I’ve come to call “bookend passages” – where an idea is introduced in one verse, and concluded a few verses later.  And in between are “the guts” of the message!   The passage I have in … Continue reading

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