Category Archives: Reading Scripture

A New Best Practice

And the words of the Lord are flawless, like silver refined in a furnace of clay, purified seven times. Psalm 12:6 One of the most highly recommended guidelines when facing Alzheimer’s disease or any form of dementia is to begin … Continue reading

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Training to Defeat the Enemy

He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. Psalm 18:34 As a helicopter pilot in the United States Marine Corps we trained constantly. Each year we conducted hundreds of hours of training to improve … Continue reading

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What Does Not Satisfy

Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of fare. Isaiah 55:2 After graduating college, … Continue reading

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For God Is Admirable

I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 Charles Haddon Surgeon wrote, “Fits of depression come over most of us. Usually cheerful as we may be, … Continue reading

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What is Right

The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes. Psalm 19:8 In the Apostle Paul’s closing words to the Philippians, he instructs them to think … Continue reading

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His Words Are True

All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. Psalm 119:160 In the Apostle Paul’s closing words to the Philippians, he tells them to think about certain things. The first of these things was whatever is true. In … Continue reading

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Divine Power

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 2 Corinthians 10:4 As a young 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, I was introduced to, … Continue reading

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Encouragement from the Scriptures

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 The renown Particular Baptist preacher of the 19th century, Charles Haddon … Continue reading

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Keep Your Heart on the Right Path

Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path. Proverbs 23:19 The day that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, an angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds living in fields nearby keeping watch over their … Continue reading

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Ponder All These Things

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19 As we enter the Advent season, the time leading up to Christmas, it is import to prepare our hearts for the day we celebrate the … Continue reading

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