Tag Archives: Disciple

Insights from Proverbs 10

Insights from Proverbs 10 for the 10th: Proverbs 10 is a rapid-fire string of moral contrasts. It’s like reading a bunch of fortune cookies all at once. Solomon presents these pearls of wisdom in an A-B pattern: A is the righteous … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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THE RECIPROCAL RESPONSE TO GOD’S GRACE

God prefers love to Him & love to your neighbor above religious lip service. Worship with no heart disgusts Him. Do you call the Sabbath a delight? “If you turn away… From doing YOUR pleasure on MY holy day, And … Continue reading

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Historic Upset

There was an historic upset last night in the NCAA tournament when the University of Maryland Baltimore County became the first 16-seed to ever upset a 1-seed, Virginia. In other words, the team ranked last, beat the team ranked first … Continue reading

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The Potter & The Clay

God sent Jeremiah on a field trip to a potter’s studio where he saw an artist forming & fashioning clay as he saw fit. The end result was a beautiful, useful pot. This simple, but powerful analogy illustrates how God … Continue reading

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Why Are Churches Dying?

Churches are dying. Some are thriving, but the overwhelming majority are not. Attendance is dwindling. Most are hanging on by a thread. Many will have to shut their doors in as little as one generation. A lot of this is because we … Continue reading

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Lies from the enemy

The enemy is very good at making you think his thoughts, then making you think you thought them, and then accusing you for thinking them.  The Holy Spirit teaches us by bringing to remembrance God’s Word to swat his lies … Continue reading

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