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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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Humble Resistance…

Read 1 Peter 5 Focus on verse 6-9 Humble resistance… Humility is very often confused with weakness in a culture of bullies, yet ironically it is often confident humility that the bully finds impossible to intimidate. The power of a … 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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So…Sell Fish!

Read Philippians 2 Focus on verse 3 Have you ever noticed that in places where fish are sold it typically smells a little fishy? I can’t say that I particularly care for that odor, although I do like to eat … Continue reading

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Love is Better…

Read 1 Corinthians 8 Focus on verse 2-3 When I was a child – I thought my dad was the smartest and strongest person in the world. When I got to be around sixteen or seventeen I still loved and … Continue reading

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Effective Correction…

Read Acts 18 Focus on verse 26 It is typically never an easy task to correct a person when one notices they have made an error. Some people are better at this than others. There are times when I have … Continue reading

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Divided Kingdom…

Read Mark 3 Focus on verse 24-25 In the last twenty years that I have lived in America I have noticed a disturbing trend particularly in the last decade or so. While division along lines of politics, religion and race … Continue reading

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