Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cleaning the Shower

  The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. (Amelia Earhart)  Cleaning the shower…It’s my job; but it took me six months to complete – five months, 29 days, and 22 hours to decide … Continue reading

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‘Understandable’ Sin

  He panicked. Saul was outnumbered at least 12:1, and his own army was deserting rapidly.  In fact, of the 3,000 men that had reported for duty, all but 600 had already fled. Saul realized SOMETHING had to be done … Continue reading

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I Wish You Well

  My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. (Aristotle)  I admit that when I first read the quote above, I thought, “Well, duh Aristotle!  Who else’s sake would it be for?”  … Continue reading

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Nuts and Bolts

  It’s one of those “nuts and bolts” verses that we need to revisit from time to time.  It comes from the book of Micah, and in the preceding verses, the prophet wondered aloud what God required from His people.  … Continue reading

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Big and Little Dreams

Years ago, The Martins recorded a song called, “Dream Big.”  As the title suggests, the message was for Christians to dream big – to imagine all that God could do through them if they dared to take some chances.  I … Continue reading

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Four Philos

It’s a favorite passage of those who concentrate on the “last days.”  As Paul wrote to Timothy, he painted a rather bleak picture of mankind.  However, there is good reason to believe that Paul’s description pertained to mankind even in … Continue reading

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Every Morning

What a comfort it is to go to God every morning for renewed strength.  What a joy to know He is our salvation. (To receive these free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, or … Continue reading

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A Buck Fifty

Ever think that what you have to offer God is insignificant? Maybe this story will make you think again! (To receive these 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 … Continue reading

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But What About…?

Admittedly, I brushed right over it initially.  After all, David was gone and it was now time to focus on Solomon his son.  Early in his reign, the Lord appeared to Solomon and gave him this promise:  As for you, … Continue reading

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Comfortably Complacent

While not inspired, the title my bible gave to Amos, Chapter 6 got my attention.        WOE TO THE COMPLACENT  God was speaking to ancient Israel, but there’s a lot in the passage below that applies to many modern cultures … Continue reading

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