Category Archives: Daily devotional

The Incomparable Jesus: Servant of Man

September 20 “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and give His life as a ransom for many.” (Matthew 20:28) Several years ago, a young family in our church had expressed the need for … Continue reading

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The Incomparable Jesus: Man of Sorrows

 September 19 “He was… a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.” (Isaiah 53:3) The Jewish people had a tight hold on a popular picture of their promised Messiah. He was going to be a conqueror. A warrior. He was … Continue reading

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The Incomparable Jesus

September 17 “He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.” (Isaiah 53:3) When we think about Jesus, we often focus on His supreme sacrifice to pay the price for our sins. And this … Continue reading

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Pointless Warnings?

September 14 “When you tell them all this, they will not listen to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.” (Jeremiah 7:27) Before leaving this passage, I just wanted to offer my thoughts on something that is … Continue reading

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Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure; pt. 3

September 13 “When you tell them all this, they will not listen to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.” (Jeremiah 7:27; see also Ezekiel 3:7) Picture this… you have a message from the God of Heaven. … Continue reading

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Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure; pt. 2

September 12 Yesterday, we talked about success as measured by Kingdom standards – and about how all the positive results we want to see must be left in the Hands (and timing) of God. As an illustration of this we … Continue reading

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Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure

September 11 As Christians, all too often we tend to bring the world’s definitions and experiences into our thoughts of the Kingdom of God. But when we do that, we can find ourselves operating by the world’s ways – while … Continue reading

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…Out to Sow…

September 10 “A sower went out to sow…” (Matthew 13:4) I want to thank all of you who contacted me, taking the time to let me know what a blessing these blog posts have been to you. You can never … Continue reading

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One of a Kind

September 1 Let us take the time to consider the fact that every human being that has ever lived is unique. As far as we know, there has never been anyone who is like anyone else – throughout all of … Continue reading

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In the Last Days… part 4

August 31 “Long ago… God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son…” (Hebrews 1:1-2) We have been talking about the “last days” of planet earth – and … Continue reading

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