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A Simple Prayer…

Read – 1 Kings 18 Focus on verse 36-38 The most sincere prays are very often born in dire circumstance. The soldier in the foxhole, the mother who has lost track of her toddler in the park, the student who … Continue reading

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Plow Horse…

Read – 2 Samuel 16 Focus on verse 9-10 I remember a story my father used to tell us of a plow horse that his father owned named Queen. I do not remember what breed of horse Queen was, I … Continue reading

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Wise Politician?

Read – 2 Samuel 3 Focus on verse 36-37 The term “wise politician” may seem a little like an oxymoron in the current arena of American politics, however, I suspect that amidst all the corruption that is becoming evident, there … Continue reading

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Transition of Power…

Read – 2 Samuel 2 Focus on verse 8-11 Historically, transitions of power are almost always accompanied by conflict, and very often by bloodshed. The concept of governments changing hands in a peaceful and honorable fashion would seem to be … Continue reading

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It takes two…

Read – 1 Samuel 22 Focus on verse 17 When our boys were younger there would periodically be disagreements, which occasionally would escalate into what one might call a fight. Typically, when it escalated to the point of violence we … Continue reading

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Anointed…

Read – 1 Samuel 16 Focus on verse 13 In the church today we sometimes speak of a person being an “anointed” preacher or teacher. In some more Charismatic groups people claim to have been “slain in the Spirit” often … Continue reading

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The power of fatherhood…

Read – 1 Samuel 2 Focus on verse 12 When leaders abuse the power and influence they have attained it is a dreadful thing for those who find themselves at their mercy. When leaders whom God has ordained to power … Continue reading

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