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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

Overcoming Evil

“Overcome evil with…” Sometimes we just need a reminder.  I suspect everyone will agree that evil is alive and well in our world today. What we may not agree on is how to overcome it.  Before exploring what Scriptures says … Continue reading

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Assigned Value

It will likely never become an Olympic event, but then again I never thought skateboarding, surfing, or rock wall climbing would be either!  Yet there is something in which Scripture tells us we’re to “compete” with one another.  Any guesses? … Continue reading

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Under Our Wing

It is a wonderful story of redemption – of a building, and of people.  For years, the building in Anchorage was home to an exotic dance club called Fantasies on 5th.  However, Linda Dunegan, the daughter of one of Anchorage’s … Continue reading

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Beyond Compare!

Who is like the Lord? No one; He has no equal! (To receive free daily devotions via email, sign up above or subscribe 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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Faith or Fame?

My family recently visited Marceline, MO, the boyhood home of Walt Disney.  While Disney was widely known for his fairy tales of fun and fantasy, we learned there was much more to the man than his fame.  Disney was a … Continue reading

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Rust or Wear?

“I’d rather wear out than rust out.” -Dan Rather After 17+ years, we finally replaced our family van.  Our intention with the new one is the same as the old one – enjoy life as we drive the stuffing out … Continue reading

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Which Portion?

Psalm 17 is primarily a cry from King David to God for protection from threatening enemies.  David likely hadn’t intended to paint a striking contrast between men who lived for this world and those who live for the next.  Yet … Continue reading

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All Things

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? (Romans 8:31-32) Oh how I love the … Continue reading

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Defend or Bend?

She rarely speaks in class, but when she does her words are generally packed with wisdom.  One of her recent pithy comments was this, “Nobody likes to be told they’re wrong!”  Oh how true!  But the reality is we’re ALL … Continue reading

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Not Chosen

The third time was definitely not a charm in this case.  In the first 6 months of the year, I had been summonsed for Jury duty three times!  The first two times I didn’t have to report.  However, that all … Continue reading

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