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Wisdom

Wisdom

Proverbs 3 If there is any chapter of the Bible that needs to be read more than others it is Proverbs 3.  Wow, what a great Proverb that is chock full of wisdom, insight, knowledge, and teaching. I could write/speak for hours on this chapter in Proverbs alone, but today I will talk about one subject and that is wisdom. Proverbs 3:13-20 (NIV) 13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, 14 for she is more…

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Judging

Judging

John 7:24 “Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.” Jesus was teaching in the temple at Jerusalem and the Jewish leaders were judging him because he had healed this dude on the Sabbath, and they didn’t think Jesus should be doing that. Of course, they missed the whole point of why Jesus healed the guy and the relationship Jesus had with his father, God. They were judging him on mere appearances and not on the truth of what…

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Acts 30

Acts 30

The book of Acts actually ends with chapter 28, but the acts of the Apostles and the church doesn’t end there. There has been some incredible history in the church from the time of Paul in Acts 28 up to the present day. I call that Acts chapter 29. Just think of how the Good News about the resurrection of Jesus has spread through out Europe, Asia, Africa, and the rest of the world the past 2000 years! Think of…

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What Breaks My Heart

What Breaks My Heart

As I’ve gotten older I have become more observant in what is going on around me and quite honestly there are a few things that break my heart. These aren’t in any particular order of importance but just what comes to mind.  And these are my observations, my brokenness, my hurts, and my concerns. Men It breaks my heart to see how many men have given up on life, relationships, parenting, dreams, etc. The key is that they have given…

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How to Read and Understand the Manufactures Handbook

How to Read and Understand the Manufactures Handbook

Have you wondered what God might say to you if you sought him out?  Do you want to learn more about God and who Jesus is? Would you like to spend a little time, say about 10-15 minutes, reading the Bible is such a way that is unfiltered by what other people think and discover for yourself who Jesus is? Well, you have come to the right place.  I have had a passion for reading and studying the Bible for…

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Malachi

Malachi

  Malachi is a great read and so much of this prophecy and admonition is applicable for today.  Malachi, which means “my messenger”, was a prophecy to the children of Israel after they came back from the Babylonian captivity and had to rebuild Jerusalem. They were doing the right things in the temple, but their heart and faith were far from God.  They had lost their love of God and therefore were just worshipping and serving in the temple out…

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Dreams, Plans, Decisions and Goals

Dreams, Plans, Decisions and Goals

  My reading today has me in Proverbs 16 which I have given the title as “Righteous Life”.  One of the many teachings in this Proverb is on making plans, life decisions and how as a believer in God we should make life plans and decisions. There are 3 key verses in this chapter that give us direction on just how to make these plans and decisions.  They are: verse 3, “Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your…

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To God Be the Glory

To God Be the Glory

A very simple statement but one that is packed with lots of meaning, feelings, and emotions.  It was my mantra when I was going through cancer six years ago and it has come to be a theme phrase in my life. To break this down a bit the first thing we see is To God, this is where faith comes in, you must believe in God.  I’m not going to get into all the different theologies about believing in God,…

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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my blog! Have you wondered what God might say to you if you sought him out?  Do you want to learn more about God and who Jesus is? Would you like to spend a little time, say about 10-15 minutes, reading the Bible is such a way that is unfiltered by what other people think and discovering for yourself who Jesus is?   Well, you are in the right place.  My blog will teach you how to have…

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