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The Morning After

At that same time the leading priests and elders were meeting at the residence of Caiaphas, the high priest, plotting how to capture Jesus secretly and kill him.  – Matthew 26:3 Last week, I was struggling with people talking about me … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Feel Blessed

Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. – Matthew 5:11 People are hard to deal with.  It doesn’t matter if they say they follow God or not … Continue reading

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This Kind (Part 2)

However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting. – Matthew 17:21 Last week I wrote about prayer requests being at what I felt like was an all-time high.  I vaguely mentioned a few, but I sure had … Continue reading

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This Kind

However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting. – Matthew 17:21 The context of this verse is a boy in need of healing.  His father is pleading with the disciples for healing.  When Jesus enters the picture, the … Continue reading

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Stories of Obedience

We know that we have come to know Him if we keep His commands.  Whoever says, “I know Him,” but does not keep His commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. But if anyone obeys His … Continue reading

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In My Weakness

And he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”  — 2 Corinthians 12: I’m always amazed at how God teaches me things.  I knew this verse as far as memorizing it, but … Continue reading

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Heart Check

For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him. – 2 Chronicles 16:9 Every once in a while, before I study the Word, I like to say in my … Continue reading

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The Incredible Blessing of His Presence

Then Moses said to Him, “If your presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here.”  — Exodus 33:15 By American standards, Moses had it made.  To protect him from being murdered, his mother placed him in a … Continue reading

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How Else Could I Become Like Him

The disciples were first called Christens at Antioch. – Acts 11:26 In America, a lot of people call themselves “Christian.”  In the Bible, people who did not care a thing about following Christ, called those who did follow Him “Christians.”  Read Acts … Continue reading

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Consequences of a Religious Spirit

And in the process of time, it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. – Genesis 4:3 When I read the Bible from start to finish, every time I get … Continue reading

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