Category Archives: Bible study

Writing from my daily bible study.

Traffic Light Confessions

This will come as little surprise to the family members who have had the truly cathartic experience of riding in the car with me while driving down US Highway 19… OK, really any road upon which my four wheels (or … Continue reading

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Trusting Him Completely

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all you heart and do not lean on your own understanding. Psalms 37:5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He will act. It is easy to say I trust … Continue reading

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Take Up Your Cross

Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. Earlier in my life, I would look at this verse and think “I … Continue reading

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Right Now is All I Have

Right now is all I have. I was reading in Oswald Chambers’ “My Utmost for Hist Highest” this morning.  Today’s meditation is titled “After Obedience — What.”  Without repeating it word-for-word here, the gist of the devotion was that God’s … Continue reading

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Renewing Faith

I was listening to Christ Tomlin’s song “I Lift My Hands” and got to thinking about the lyrics of the chorus. Specifically: Let faith arise Let faith arise I lift my hands to believe again… What really hit me is … Continue reading

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In Spirit and Truth

I recently read an article aimed at worship leaders, musicians, and singers and how that activity should be approached. (Thanks Chris!). The article, for your reference and edification, is titled “Worship: Beyond Mere Performance” by Bernie Herms. I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Victory Into Mourning

I know, “Victory Into Mourning” does not sound like an upbeat, positive message, but hang in there with me. Here is another message of why David was a man after God’s heart. I haven’t talked about how David pursued God’s … Continue reading

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Meditations on Psalm 24

From time to time in youth group, we focus on one of the spiritual disciplines. Tonight, we walked through meditation together. We started with a short discussion of what meditation is and isn’t. (I highly recommend a book titled “The … Continue reading

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After God’s Own Heart

I have always admired David. While he was a murderer and adulterer (in his heart), he was still called “a man after God’s own heart.” I certainly don’t admire the murderer and adulterer parts of David. However, I do admire … Continue reading

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With All Your Heart

This morning I was lead back to 1 Samuel 12. This chapter tells of Saul’s coronation. The focus is not on Saul, but on God’s relationship with His chosen people. Up to now, the people had heard Samuel tell them … Continue reading

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