Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lapis lazuli

I’m reading the Old Testament book of Ezekiel. When God called Ezekiel to be a prophet to the exiled Israelites, he gave him a vision. [Let’s review: after being delivered from slavery in Egypt, wandering in the desert for a … Continue reading

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Who is God?

Before beginning a lifelong relationship with someone, it’s nice to know who they are. It’s why we date. If you’re thinking about a relationship with God, or if you already have one, I thought you might like to know who … Continue reading

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A perfect picture

Psalm 67:7 says: May God bless us still, so that all the ends of the earth will fear him. Isn’t this a perfect picture of our God? He invites all who do not know him into relationship by blessing those who … Continue reading

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What more could you want?

The payoff for meekness and Fear-of-GOD is plenty and honor and a satisfying life. (Proverbs 22:4 MSG) What an amazing trade! By laying down our own pride and, instead, offering humility to our creator, we are offered: everything we need (plenty) … Continue reading

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Playing with matches

Dabbling in sin is like playing with matches in your living room. Eventually, you will burn down your house. The fact is that it’s impossible to have a casual relationship with sin. If you crack open the door, it will … Continue reading

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The Cinderella dilemma

I recently had about 12 hours to fill during a flight from LAX to Beijing. After eating and sleeping, I still had about 11 hours so I watched movies. One of the movies was Cinderella (2015 version with Lily James … Continue reading

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I’ll take door number one, Monty

In the long running game show “Let’s Make a Deal”, contestants are asked to choose the hidden prize behind door number one, two, or three in a popular segment of the show. Due to the original host’s name, this is sometimes called the … Continue reading

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