Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lives of Spiritual Opulence

August 26: Lives of Spiritual Opulence Luke 20:41–21:24 The Pharisees upheld a faulty religious system. They were supposed to be the Jews’ spiritual leaders, but they were more interested in making themselves the religious elite. They loved “greetings in the … Continue reading

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Complaints

August 22: Complaints Job 10:1–10 Complaining can be automatic. We complain about the weather, our children, our jobs. And we might do it for any number of reasons—even something as trivial as to keep a conversation going. Although we might … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Failures

August 21: The Pursuit of Failures Luke 15:1–32 Often, when we focus too much on our own failures, we don’t reach the point where grace changes us. That’s why the parable of the Prodigal Son is so comforting for people … Continue reading

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We Are Keepers of the Garden

We Are Keepers of the Garden             In Genesis chapter one we are told, “And God blessed them, and God said unto them, ‘Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish … Continue reading

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Tools of destruction

25 “And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.” (Ex 20:25)   God did not want human skill … Continue reading

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The same as murder and stealing

Classed With Murder And Stealing In a small village in which there was only one church that almost every member of the community attended, one woman made life difficult, often, by her constant prying into the affairs of her neighbors. … Continue reading

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A dog with five legs?!?

Dog With 5 Legs? Abraham Lincoln had a favorite riddle he used to put to his colleagues. It went like this: “If a man were to call the tail of a dog a leg, how many legs would the dog … Continue reading

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