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Full of It*

On the other hand I am filled with power—With the Spirit of the Lord—And with justice and courageTo make known to Jacob his rebellious act,Even to Israel his sin. Micah 3:8 Micah stood in vivid contrast with the rulers and … Continue reading

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Following the Playbook

Micah 2:1-2 is the playbook of evil doers, of diabolic administrations time immemorial. If leaders head down this path, they are obviously evil. It will be plainly evident in their leadership and legislation. Here a spokesman of God (Micah) calls … Continue reading

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Pep Talk

28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable.29 He gives strength to the weary, and to … Continue reading

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When Things Go South

Then I said, “It is my grief, that the right hand of the Most High has changed.” I shall remember the deeds of the Lord; surely I will remember Your wonders of old. Psalm 77:10-11 When things go south, we wonder if God … Continue reading

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Requisites for Success–Ephesians 3

Here’s (vv. 2-13) perhaps the longest parenthetical in the Bible. Twelve verses long, bookended by “for this reason.” This digression leads us into some significant spiritual truths. At the time, the inclusion of the Gentiles in God’s plan was big … Continue reading

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My Dad Can Beat Up Your Dad

As a kid you always thought your dad was strong enough to do anything. You placed a lot of trust in him that’d he’d be able to shoulder the load, or protect you from danger. Relatively speaking, we dads are … Continue reading

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Enlightened Christianity–Ephesians 1:15-23

There are some Christians that exude unflappable confidence in the Lord, and see everything that happens in their lives as a result of his hand. Their instinctive response to all challenges is to trust more and to pray more and … Continue reading

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He Can’t Touch Us!

On a global scale, evil seems to be winning out. That’s because we now get news of its triumphs instantly from every corner of the globe. Actually, evil’s always been able to run up the score. This is because power … Continue reading

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The Power to Love

7 Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which you have heard. 8 On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which … Continue reading

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Obsession

The saying, “the bigger they are the harder they fall,” is true only in the sense that it’s harder to escape notice. Lately we’ve witnessed a series of famous men plummeting from the peaks of fame and fortune in one … Continue reading

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