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Bargaining with God…

Read – 1 Samuel 1 Focus on verse 11 I’d always been told it is not a wise thing to attempt to make deals with God, yet I believe it occurs in various forms more often than we care to … Continue reading

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Life is Short (unlike this post)

Read Numbers 31 Focus on verse 7-8 There are things in life that are uncertain, and there are things in life that we can count on…like death… and taxes. We live in an age and culture in which we have … Continue reading

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Humble Persistence…

Read Genesis 32 Focus on verse 26-29 This event of Jacob wrestling with what is presumed to be the angel of the Lord, might describe how persistence in prayer can help us to find the blessing God desires to give … Continue reading

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The Way of the World…

Read Genesis 27 Focus on verse 41 In Genesis three Cain hated Abel because God blessed Abel – he was jealous so he killed his brother. It would seem that the feelings Esau has toward Jacob in this chapter, are … Continue reading

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Trust…

Read Genesis 13 Focus on verses 8-9 Abram was a wealthy guy! Not just in flocks and herds, but with silver and gold. Apparently he was a good businessman, and he walked in the blessing and provision of God. So … Continue reading

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A Father’s Blessings…

Read Genesis 9:18- 28 Focus on verses 25-27 A father has the power to bless or to curse his children. One need not look far in our culture to find examples of both. The difference it makes in the lives … Continue reading

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Negative Morality…

Read Isaiah 5 Focus on verse 20 Many years ago, before the technological advances of digital photography, I had the opportunity to learn how to process photographs the old fashioned way in what we called a “dark room”. This required … Continue reading

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