Monthly Archives: September 2016

Kiss and Take Refuge

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry and you be destroyed in your way, for his wrath can flare up in a moment. Blessed are all who take refuge in him. Psalm 2:12 Today’s passage carries the spiritual warning that … Continue reading

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The Lord Watches Over the Righteous

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish. Psalm 1:8 The closing passage in the first Psalm once again delineates the two contrasting ways of life; the way of the … Continue reading

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Like a Tree

He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers. 1:3 The first Psalm depicts two contrasting ways of life; the way of the … Continue reading

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Delighting in the Law

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:2 John Wesley, the famed founder of Methodism, wrote and spoke these words about a righteous man, “His heart is … Continue reading

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Assured Contentment

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 I remember a financially difficult period in my life … Continue reading

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Contentment Is Great Gain

But godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Timothy 6:6 Since my diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, I have learned to find contentment in the simplest things of life. These simple things do not care if I have Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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Pressing On with Contentment

But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 Throughout Paul’s ministry … Continue reading

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Content Whatever the Circumstance

I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. Philippians 4:11 Charles Haddon Spurgeon, one of England’s best known preachers for the last half of the nineteenth century, said, … Continue reading

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Be Patient and Stand Firm

You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. James 5:8 I absolutely love the New Testament book of James. It is filled with godly guidance on dealing with trials, tribulations, suffering, oppression, and temptations. In … Continue reading

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Courageous Waiting

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalms 27:14 The 27th Psalm is a song of hope written by King David. It demonstrates his resolute faith in God and unshakable confidence that the … Continue reading

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