Monthly Archives: January 2019

Liver and Onions

Liver and onions.  Rabbit and squirrel.  Three-layer casserole (hamburger, stewed tomatoes [YUCK], and potatoes).  These are a handful of meals that my beloved mother served us over the years.  They were far from my favorites, but they nourished me and … Continue reading

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His Glory My Reward

“There is always some peace in having submitted to the right.  Don’t spoil it by worrying about the results if you can help it.  It is not your business to succeed (no one can be sure of that), but to … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm That’s Contagious

For I know your eagerness to help, and I have been boasting about it to the Macedonians, telling them that since last year you in Achaia were ready to give; and your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action. (2 Corinthians 9:2) It’s … Continue reading

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Hear and Heed – Don’t Harden

If you’re will to listen, God will speak.  But heed what you hear, don’t harden your heart. (To receive free daily devotions via email, sign up at:  https://theteachableheart.com/classrooms-%26-devotions.  For more information about the ministry, or to order the devotional books, visit: … Continue reading

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Add or Multiply?

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” (Ralph Nader) For almost 20 years I’ve taught with the perspective that I should “teach myself out of a class.”  In other words, it has been my hope … Continue reading

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The Dimmer Switch

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16) Like many of you, my greatest hope is to live in such a “shining” way that God receives glory.  In a dark and … Continue reading

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Go and Learn

It’s a difficult passage.  In fact, when Jesus first uttered these words, He told the religious leaders of the day that they would have to “go and learn” what He meant.  But I believe He intended for them to “get … Continue reading

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