Monthly Archives: October 2016

40 days and 40 nights

The number 40 was pivotal in the life of Moses. He spent his first 40 years living in the wealth and luxury of the Egyptian Pharaoh’s palace. He spent his next 40 in obscurity tending the sheep of his father-in-law … Continue reading

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The value of authenticity

When Jesus came on the scene his teaching was like nothing heard before or since. The Word (John 1:1) had arrived in the flesh. Mark 1:22 describes the people’s response: The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught … Continue reading

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David, his songs, the law, and your hunger

I’ve been reading about David in 1/2 Samuel. That led me to Psalm to hear firsthand David’s songs celebrating his life-journey with God, his rock and protector. The more I studied David’s songs, the more visible the thread of the … Continue reading

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The final answer to wrinkles and aging

Aging is inevitable. Our skin loses elasticity — we become wrinkled. We lose muscle tone. We look older. It’s fair to state that our culture is obsessed with appearance. Plastic surgery is increasingly becoming the norm, rather than an anomaly. … Continue reading

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Run!

Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see— how good GOD is. Blessed are you who run to him. (Psalm 34:8 MSG)

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The Word

John’s gospel teaches us about Jesus and his love for us. John chooses to begin his message of good news with these words: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. … Continue reading

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