Tag Archives: David

The Inheritance of the Meek

January 3 (Matthew 5:5 NIV) Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. The ideal American male is tall, muscular, and is involved in athletics. Football players tend to be the top of that heap. If they excel … Continue reading

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Jesus Takes the Offensive

So often, Jesus is seen responding to questions and attacks by the Jewish Religious leaders. In today’s stories, Jesus takes the lead by proposing His own conundrum and then by noting problems with the scribes and their lust for attention. … Continue reading

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Fit For a Spy Novel!

I have no doubt that Jesus had arranged for one of His followers, who remained nameless, to provide this colt for Him to enter Jerusalem. Jesus sent the disciples to pick up this colt and it’s interesting that He knows that no one has ever ridden on this animal. It’s also interesting to me that Jesus didn’t tell them to contact anyone, perhaps to spare them harm should inquiries be made by the Pharisees or the Sadducees later (?), but to see this colt, untie him and bring him to Jesus. While Jesus told them not to initiate contact, He gave them would would be considered a countersign to let the owner know that the right people were taking this colt. It’s fitting that the beginning of the end of this mission from God should have some old-fashioned spycraft at the start of things. Continue reading

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December 23 – God’s Plan and Forever Kingdom

Luke 1:26-56; Ezekiel 34; Isaiah 58 “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the … Continue reading

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October 18 – Dealing with Betrayal

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 “They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without a cause. In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer. Thus they have … Continue reading

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October 12 – He Didn’t Take Us This Far to Leave Us

Revelation 12; Esther 2; Psalm 105:26-45 “He brought out His people with joy, His chosen ones with gladness.” (Psalm 105:43 NKJV) As David’s celebratory Psalm continued, he reminded the people of Israel how God had provided for them. He had … Continue reading

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October 11 – Thank Him, Proclaim His Name, and Sing!

Revelation 11; Esther 1; Psalm 105:1-25 “Oh, give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples! Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; Talk of all His wondrous works!” (Psalm 105:1-2 NKJV)  The … Continue reading

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October 10 – Sing Out Loud!

Revelation 10; Nehemiah 13; Psalm 104:24-35   ‘I will sing to the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being. May my meditation be sweet to Him; I will be … Continue reading

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October 7 – God In The Midst of our Problems

Revelation 7; Nehemiah 9:38-10:39; Psalm 102 “Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my trouble; Incline Your ear to me; In the day that I call, answer me speedily. For my days are consumed like smoke, … Continue reading

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January 23 – He Restores My Soul

Luke 18:1-17; Genesis 29:31-35; Genesis 30; Psalm 23 “He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.” (Psalm 23:3 NKJV) Oh these days! If the news doesn’t drain you emotionally, nothing will. OK, … Continue reading

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