Author Archives: The Teachable Heart

About The Teachable Heart

A Teachable Heart, as described in Mark 4:20, is 'good soil' that hears and understands God's Word, accepts it as His revealed truth, and applies it to produce fruit. Learn more about the ministry at: www.TheTeachableHeart.com

A Reason to Keep Going

It’s a terrible possibility to consider.  Yet, halfway through my sixth decade, I reluctantly accept it to be true. In the Introduction to their excellent book, Men of Courage, the authors make this uncomfortable assertion: …spiritual manhood has more to … Continue reading

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But Noah…

“But Noah…” (Genesis 6:8) It didn’t take long.  On only Page 11 in my bible, mankind had become so wicked God was sorry He had created them.  God saw that “every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was … Continue reading

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Seek & Live

This is what the Lord says to Israel:  “Seek me and live; do not seek Bethel, do not go to Gilgal, do not journey to Beersheba. For Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing.”  Seek the Lord and live… (Amos … Continue reading

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Giving, Loving, Trusting

“You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” (Robert Louis Stevenson). We’ve likely all done it – written a check to the local school or scouting troop to get the kid off our front porch!  As … Continue reading

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Turned Hearts

“See, I will send the prophet Elijah to you before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and … Continue reading

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For His Sake

Delivered. By His love, for His name!  Thank you, Lord!   (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: https://theteachableheart.com/books.)

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Shamefully, No Shame

Just when you thought it was safe to take the kids around the neighborhood to enjoy the Christmas lights… The headline read, “There’s a Christmas light display that’s definitely on the naughty list in [LOCATION].” (I won’t draw more attention … Continue reading

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