Monthly Archives: March 2019

Our Hope, Our Help, and Our Shield

The Lord is our hope, our help, and our protection.  Give Him the worship He deserves!   (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, … Continue reading

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The Twins of Pressure and Fear

Strive not so much to succeed as to do the right thing (Selwyn Hughes). Hughes made the statement above to a group of ministers in Atlanta.  Speaking on pitfalls within ministry, Hughes stated, “The lesson I have learned from my … Continue reading

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The Thanks We May Get

It was worse than I had remembered.  I knew that when Moses sent the 12 spies into Canaan, 10 of them came back and gave a negative report.  Yes, the land was filled with abundant produce they had said – … Continue reading

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Default of Doubt

Would they have enough if flocks and herds were slaughtered for them?  Would they have enough if all the fish in the sea were caught for them? (Numbers 11:22) One of the many reasons we have for trusting the validity … Continue reading

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The Second Best Time

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago.  The second best time is now. (Chinese Proverb) Recently, I told a young man I’m mentoring that I often wonder if God had called me into vocational ministry some … Continue reading

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In the Numbers

Reading through books such as Leviticus and Numbers can admittedly be a daunting task.  Sometimes it’s difficult to “see the point” of doing so.  As I approached Numbers recently, I began by asking God to show me something within its … Continue reading

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In Obscurity

They were two obscure men in an obscure passage. Now after Abimelech died, Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, arose to save Israel; and he lived in Shamir in the hill country of … Continue reading

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