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Knowing God
October 14, 2014

Fear of the Lord

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge.” Proverbs 1:7a (KJV) In my reading this past month, I have been drawn to scripture that speaks to the “fear of the Lord”.  Because of the uncanny way it has reappeared in my daily devotions, I felt compelled to dedicate more time to study this […]

September 3, 2014

Do As I Say!

“Therefore, be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.” Ephesians 5:1,2 (NKJ)  While shopping last week, I observed a frustrated parent attempting to convince their strong-willed child to follow their […]

August 12, 2014

Who Needs More?

“(I am) Asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you might grow in your knowledge of God. I pray that you will begin to understand the incredible greatness of his power for us who believe him.” Ephesians 1:17, 19a (NLT) I try to […]

July 22, 2014

The Needful Thing: The Prayer-Filled Life

But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.  Luke 10:42 (KJV) Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.  Colossians 3:2 Isn’t it funny that many times the things we think are unnecessary and inconsequential end up being the […]

July 15, 2014

Seeking a Prayer-Filled Life

“As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my food day and night.” Psalm 42:1-3a (NKJ)  “Desperately seeking God.”  What would we think if we saw […]

June 25, 2014

The God of Hope

“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil.”  Hebrews 6:19 (NKJ) This weekend as I sat in the airport waiting to return to Kansas City, I glanced briefly at the monitor where worldwide news was being broadcast.  Across the bottom of […]

May 27, 2014

Stone of Help

“Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen, and called its name Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the LORD has helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:12 (NKJ) Although I have never considered myself a history buff, I must admit as I listen to hymns, I often wonder what the writer was thinking […]

April 30, 2014

A Foretaste of Glory

“… after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise, Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.”  Ephesians 1:13b-14  (NKJ) This past […]

April 15, 2014

Living in the Power of the Resurrection

“For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection.” Romans 6:5 (NKJ)   Good Friday is a few days away.  Christ died for the ungodly (Rom. 5:6).  Resurrection Sunday is on the horizon.  Christ is risen! (Matt. 28:6)  And now, as […]

March 19, 2014

The Details of Redemption

“Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.” Colossians […]

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