Only One Thing is Needful

Jesus said only one thing is needful. What is that one thing? Do we still need it today? This story is found in Luke 10:38-42. Here it is in the NIV. As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. […]

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Teachableness is a Worthwhile Personal Goal

Teachableness is a worthwhile personal goal for this new year. Learning more of God’s Word and growing in relationship with my Savior hinges proportionally on the degree to which I am teachable. Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin is beautifully recounted in Acts chapter seven. All goes well with the high priest and his colleagues as […]

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Welcome 2021 and Get Spiritually Healthy

Welcome 2021! We are so glad to see you! Yes, we are! What will 2021 look like for you? Why not invite God to show up and show out in your life! But, what will you do differently to help facilitate that? One thing we can all do is make God’s Word a priority each […]

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Bible Reading Glasses

It’s amazing to me how we read the Bible while wearing different glasses.  I personally have a dresser drawer full of Bible reading glasses.  My mood or interest at the time determines the “frame of reference” I choose to put on my face.  When I’m discouraged, I reach for my “comfort” glasses.  I slip on […]

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In Order According to Plan

I respect when things are done in order according to plan. The opposite can be ridiculous, haphazard, and even dangerous. “Now, son of man, take a sharp sword and use it as a barber’s razor to shave your head and your beard” (Ezek. 5:1). This is exactly why I don’t recommend closing your eyes, opening […]

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Reading the Bible Cover to Cover

How can you say you believe the Bible cover to cover if you have never read the Bible cover to cover? Do you always accept another’s ideas and interpretations as your own? Perhaps your excuse for not reading the Bible completely through from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21 is, “I don’t understand everything I read.” […]

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