By The Power of God’s Spirit

Today’s Reading: Acts 1:1-5, Acts 2:1-47 Today’s reading addresses the Holy Spirit. I remember when I was growing up, this was somewhat of a taboo subject. It’s one of those topics that is hard to define and difficult to explain. But look at the power that it brings to effect

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The Majesty And Love Of Our God

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 40:1-31 & 41:1-10 What does God look like to you? “to whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?” Have you ever stood on the edge of a giant cliff and felt the power of God as the waves crashed in? “who has measured the

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Taking Stock

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 24: 1-23, 25:1-9, 26:1-21, 27:1, 32:1-8, 35:1-10 Isaiah tells of last days – this a topic not many of us think on too often. Our lives seem to fill with all the immediate details that clamor for our attention. But as I read the passage it reminded

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Foundation Of A Nation

Today’s reading: Lev 12:1-8; 14:1-32; 15:13-15; 15:28-30; 19:11-22; 19:1-10 I find the multitude of detail that these passages contain to be some what overwhelming to take in all at once. But the thought that keeps encouraging me to continue with these reading is this: God seems to place great value

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A Bad Situation Made Worse

Dinah’s rape, sent a chain reaction in her family. In the situation that presented itself, I think we could all understand how upset and angry her family became. But instead of pausing and asking God how to handle Schechem’s offer of marriage. The brother’s responded with deception and hatred. I

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Atmosphere Of Deception

In today’s passage, we see what the atmosphere that deception breeds. Among Laban, Jacob, Leah and Rachel, it is all going downhill fast. Then God speaks into the situation: “Return to the land of your fathers and to your relatives” – the very thing that had driven him to this

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