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Unclear, Unsafe, and Unsung

He drew the proverbial short straw, and Scripture doesn’t even tell us the poor guy’s name!  Time and space don’t allow us to review the entire context, but the prophet Elisha was about to overthrow Israel’s current king, Joram, (son … Continue reading

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An Intrinsic Divide

  It’s a tough reality; yet Scripture doesn’t shy away from it.  Twice in Proverb 29 alone, the writer points out the intrinsic tension that exists between those who have chosen to follow God, and those who have not.    … Continue reading

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Practice = Prepared

“One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” (Tennis great, Arthur Ashe)  My point today has nothing to do with tennis or trophies, but with the need to be prepared – specifically to share … Continue reading

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Chasing and Finding

My daughter and I unfolded our lawn chairs and waited in the 90+ degree heat for the bands to take the stage.  We were out in the middle of nowhere, literally in some pasture, when the concert organizer encouraged us … Continue reading

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Very or Fully?

For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. (2 Chronicles 16:9)  Those words were spoken to Asa, king of Judah, near the end of his reign.  Asa had … Continue reading

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Dominoes

It was going to happen, because God had said so.  But, the way it came about was something from which we can all learn.    Solomon had disobeyed God by intermarrying non-Hebrew women, who ultimately led him away from the … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Billy Graham once stated, “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”  If we’re honest, it’s really, really hard work for a selfish man (which we … Continue reading

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