Tag Archives: Promised Land

March 28 – Not My Will

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 Education is a difficult field to work in. The kids we deal with have been hurt in the past and carry a load of baggage. Sometimes school has hurt them; sometimes family … Continue reading

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August 23 – The Danger of Tolerance

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:18-32; Revelation 3:7-13 Tolerance is one of the greatest virtues in our society today. We are to tolerate people’s life choices, profane language, and any other difference we may have. In some cases, people are very intolerant … Continue reading

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July 6 – But Everyone Else Is Doing It!

Psalm 119:73-80; Joshua 23:1-16; Luke 10:13-16 It was the universal cry for justice in my childhood. I used it. My friends used it. It was our plea to fit in; to be accepted. “But mom! All the other kids are … Continue reading

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May 18 – Sin and Grace

Psalm 48; Numbers 24:1-14; Luke 1:26-38 The difference between “right” and “wrong” is never a matter of perspective. When someone wants to entice another person to do wrong, they always want you to look at the issue from “another view.” … Continue reading

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March 29 – Follow the Leader

Matthew 24:1-31; Numbers 25-27; Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4 I’ve told my principal that she needs to let me know if she’s being transferred because if she doesn’t have a spot available for me on her new staff, I’m going to … Continue reading

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March 28 – When God Says “No!” (Don’t Try Again!)

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 I tend to be impulsive. I make my plans, start working on them and then, in the middle of the actions, breathe silent prayers asking God to bless what I’m doing. How … Continue reading

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March 22 – Small

Matthew 20:1-16; Numbers 13-14; Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 I wonder why it is that I don’t remember the many different ways that God has protected me when I encounter a difficult situation. Trouble comes to me and I start whimpering, wondering why … Continue reading

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March 22 – Faithfully Fearful or Fearfully Faithful?

Matthew 20:1-16; Numbers 13-14; Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 There comes a time when difficult decisions need to be made. If we are followers of Christ our decisions can be based on our fears or on our faith. Decisions based on our fears … Continue reading

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April 18 – Forgotten Blessings

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 According to the story, a judge in complete despair cries out, “God, You must hate me. I give up.” As he walked away, suddenly a voice rang out from the heavens, “I love you … Continue reading

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April 9 – True to God

Acts 1; Deuteronomy 11-12; Job 9 In ancient days people tended to believe that rather than having one God over all things that the world was governed by regional or local gods. Each country had their own god who desired … Continue reading

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