Tag Archives: God’s presence

February 11 – No Secrets From God

Leviticus 11-12 Matthew 26:1-25 “Then Judas, who would give Jesus to his enemies, said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, surely I am not the one, am I?’ Jesus answered, ‘Yes, it is you.’” (Matthew 26:25) The Pharisees were fed up. They wanted … Continue reading

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January 26 – Seeing God’s Presence and His Answers

Exodus 14-15 Matthew 17 “Then his followers asked him, ‘Why do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?’” (Matthew 17:10 NCV) As Jesus, Peter, James, and John came down the mountain after the Transfiguration, the truth … Continue reading

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December 17 – Rejoicing and Gentleness – What Christians Should Act Like

Philippians 4; Ezekiel 24; Isaiah 52 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was a great motivational speaker and preacher. He tells this story on himself that I’ve always loved. “A drunk saw Peale across a busy restaurant. ‘Dr. Peale, Dr. Peale, he … Continue reading

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December 15 – Being Schooled in Obedience

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 Obedience Training is for the dogs…literally. If you look up obedience training in your favorite search engine, you’ll probably find pages and pages of schools for dogs, with not one on training kids or … Continue reading

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December 3 – Continue Doing Good to All People

This was yesterday’s post. I had it all ready to post when I came home from church and didn’t remember to post it. Sorry!  Galatians 6; Ezekiel 2-3; Psalm 149 Wedding dresses are expensive and, even though they’re only used … Continue reading

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November 23 – The Who of Thanksgiving

2 Peter 1; Jeremiah 41-42; Psalm 139 In the United States, Thanksgiving was established as a national holiday during the War Between the States in 1863. Prior to that time, many states had held their own observances of a day … Continue reading

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September 14 – Peace and Encouragement

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 Have you ever noticed how much of our music revolves around our troubles? Jimmy cracks corn and no one even cares, because worse things are happening, if you listen to folk songs. We … Continue reading

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August 14 – Perspective

John 1:19-34; 1 Chronicles 7-8; Zephaniah 3 There’s an old Hindu fable about 6 blind men experiencing an elephant for the first time. Each of the men touches a different part of the elephant and then describes what the elephant … Continue reading

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May 26 – Live By Faith

Romans 1:16-32; 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16; Psalm 55 Core Values guide companies in their work. When a company has strong core values, every decision they make takes those values into account. Strong core values can prevent companies from making mistakes that … Continue reading

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May 22 – Joy

Acts 27:13-44; 1 Samuel 3; Psalm 51 “Where does your joy come from?” Have you ever been asked that question? People who know what we have gone through over the last year and a half will ask us that question. … Continue reading

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