Monthly Archives: November 2018

Can’t Afford

Back in the day when door-to-door sales were popular, the story was told of a clever salesman who closed hundreds of sales with this line: Let me show you something several of your neighbors said you couldn’t afford! It never … Continue reading

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More of You

Today is our 30th wedding anniversary!  As I reflect on three decades of married life, I am grateful for the faithfulness of my wife and our God. It’s definitely been a rollercoaster of a ride!  There have been long periods … Continue reading

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Wants to be Found

The Lord is never far away; He is not hiding, He wants to be found! (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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Turn Back and Strengthen

I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:32) It was a night of humble service and great boasts.  After having their feet washed by the … Continue reading

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Hearts and Hands That Go Out

As Jesus was traveling toward the city of Nain, He happened upon a funeral procession.  The deceased was the only son of a widow.  Luke records the scene this way: When the Lord saw her, His heart went out to her … Continue reading

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Met with a Response

It’s an aspect of the encounter at the burning bush that is easy to overlook.  Regarding the first message Moses was to deliver to Pharaoh, God said this: …you and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt … Continue reading

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Fully Open

 A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul. (Acts 16:14) Lydia.  Personally, I think it’s a beautiful name.  And … Continue reading

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The Radius

The woman gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the Lord blessed him, and the Spirit of the Lord began to stir him while he was in Mahaneh Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol. (Judges 13:24-25) Like many young boys, I dreamed of having muscles … Continue reading

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Stand Tall, Bend Low

Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God;  so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist.  After … Continue reading

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Accepted to Accept

Want to bring praise and glory to God? Accept others as He has accepted you. (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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