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Promises, promises…

Read Joshua 21 Focus on verse 45 I have always found it interesting how we attempt to convince one another of our sincerity. When we use the word “honestly” or the phrase “to be totally honest” as a prefix to … Continue reading

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Honor…

Read 1 Peter 2 Focus on verse 15-17 The way the media portrays politicians in America often makes what should be a serious discussion look like a carnival of clowns. I suspect that in some cases it is not just … Continue reading

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Swearing…

Read James 5 Focus on verse 12 Ironically, every time a person steps into a witness stand to testify in an American courtroom, the legal system of this “Christian” nation causes the said witness to do something forbidden within the … Continue reading

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The Problem with Pride…

Read James 4 Focus on verse 6-8 In the Old Testament book of Proverbs we read “Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18) The problem with pride is that it ultimately destroys those who … Continue reading

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Integrity…

Read Titus 2 Focus on verse 7-8 About a hundred years ago when I was a teenager, I was chosen/appointed by someone – I do not remember whom – to bear the honor of delivering the sermon during my home … Continue reading

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Refiner’s Fire…

Read Zechariah 13 Focus on verse 9 The process of refining a precious metal such as gold involves melting the metal into liquid form so that the impurities in the metal either burn off or float to the surface where … Continue reading

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The King is coming…

Read Zechariah 9 Focus on verse 9 I remember the day, many years ago, that we heard the news that the Queen Elizabeth II of England was going to be driven, by car, through the small town where my grandmother … Continue reading

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