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Talk It Out
November 24th, 2020
What do you do when you don’t know what to do? Talk it out.  “For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certain...  Read More
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Write It Down
November 23rd, 2020
What do you do when you don’t know what to do? Write it down.Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.” (Habakkuk 2:2) Picture it...  Read More
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God's Love Is...
November 22nd, 2020
I am engaged to be married next year and therefore in the midst of planning a wedding – along with finishing my senior year of college. The other day I was reading 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 and reflecting ...  Read More
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Love One Another
November 21st, 2020
“Let love be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good. Love one another deeply as brothers and sisters. Take the lead in honoring one another.” (Romans 12:9-10 CSB)These can be difficult ...  Read More
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Frowning Providence
November 20th, 2020
Let me be honest, these devotions have not been easy to write. Habakkuk 1 is one of the more depressing chapters in the Bible. It starts with Habakkuk addressing God’s silence in the midst of a sinful...  Read More
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Humble Waiting
November 19th, 2020
You may not know this, but the books of the Bible didn’t come with chapters and verses. Each book of the Bible was its own letter or document, and the chapter/verse divisions were later added to make ...  Read More
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Reverent Honesty
November 18th, 2020
I love the Bible’s authenticity. In fact, this is one of the many reasons I believe the Bible is true. The heroes aren’t perfect. People of faith have doubts. Prophets have questions. Habakkuk is no d...  Read More
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Difficult Answers
November 17th, 2020
When I attended the University of Kentucky, parking was very inconvenient, to say the least. This resulted in numerous long walks that turned out to be very formative in my theological development. As...  Read More
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Difficult Silence
November 16th, 2020
I confess to being a fan of 90’s country music. With that said, I will be quick to warn against taking theology lessons from the lyrics from any country song, even though they may have a hint of truth...  Read More
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The Bigger Picture
November 15th, 2020
One of my hobbies is photography. And I take a lot of pictures. I’ve heard that if you want one good picture, you have to take 100 pictures. That’s because it takes a while to get the picture that is ...  Read More
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The Big Idea
November 13th, 2020
When Jesus told parables, there was usually one BIG IDEA – and the big idea in the Luke 16 parable is this strong statement made by our Lord:“No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate ...  Read More
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Priorities
November 12th, 2020
Our Creator is quite concerned about our priorities – especially what we put in that number one spot in our hearts – where He alone should be. Why do you think He is so interested in our number one pr...  Read More
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Are You Rich?
November 11th, 2020
My aunt lived in D.C. – my cousins and I referred to her as our “rich aunt.” She gave us interesting gifts for our birthdays and Christmas – nothing we had asked for, but always something unique – clo...  Read More
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Being Shrewd
November 10th, 2020
When a dishonest employee is fired from a job, they are required to hand over the keys to the building (and the executive suite, perhaps) and immediately escorted from the premises -- with a box of th...  Read More
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It's About Money
November 9th, 2020
During the three years of His earthly ministry, Jesus told many parables, about a third of which addressed the issue of money. Let’s listen in on one that has some unexpected twists and turns:“There w...  Read More
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Cultivating a Biblical View of Sorrow in the Midst of a Global Pandemic
November 7th, 2020
“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me?” (Psalm 42:11)The Bible is no stranger to depression. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, God’s children experienced seasons...  Read More
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Unintended Consequences
November 6th, 2020
This week our theme is Gospel Hope and our passage is Daniel chapter 3.October always reminds me of the show “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” My favorite moment is when a costumed girl asks Li...  Read More
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Nosy Neighbors
November 5th, 2020
This week our theme is Gospel Hope and our passage is Daniel chapter 3.It’s time we had a talk about Gladys Kravitz. Many of you over fifty know exactly who I’m talking about. Mrs. Kravitz was the fam...  Read More
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