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Humility…

Read Numbers 12 Focus v. 3 I recently viewed a video of a fascinating contest between back-hoe operators. These men would use this powerful machine, capable of smashing concrete, and lifting tons of rock and gravel in their massive buckets, … Continue reading

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Good Advice…

Read Exodus 18 Focus v. 24 Over the years I have given and received all kinds of advice. Some of it was good advice much of it was not so good advice. There is only one way to determine whether … Continue reading

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Danger at the Top…

Read Exodus 10 Focus on verse 7b Our culture encourages us to climb the ladder of success. The higher we climb the more successful we appear, but there are not only pitfalls along the way, there is a clear and … 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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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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