Monthly Archives: February 2018

Say

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 1 (day three) “O Lord Almighty, if you will only look upon your servant’s misery and remember me…”  Is it wrong to haggle with God?  Would we even consider an “if-you-do-this-I’ll-do-that” arrangement?   Have we decided to place … Continue reading

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This Child

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 1 (day two)  For this boy I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him. vs. 27 How many of us have this scripture somewhere in our house? Hanging in our kids … Continue reading

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Real prayer

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 1 (day one)  “I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the Lord.”–v 15. “When we work, we work.  When we pray, … Continue reading

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Great Commission

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day seven) We all know the Great Commission.  As Matthew records Jesus’s words in chapter 28 they are sweeping and grand.  Jesus empowers the church to go and disciple all.  It is beautiful, but it does … Continue reading

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Burn

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day six)  They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” Luke 24:32 Let me ask you, does your … Continue reading

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Terrifying Thought

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day five)  There are several times mentioned that the disciples were scared, troubled, afraid, and confused. However, the most terrifying thought comes at the end of this passage in verse 45 (Then He opened their minds … Continue reading

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The Work of the Spirit

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day four)  The angels spoke to the women at the tomb…”Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,“  In verse 8 it says, “And they remembered His words.”  On the road to … Continue reading

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Believe

Re:Verse reading- Luke 24:1-12, 33-49  (day three)  “They did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.”  Did people back in the (ancient) day more readily believe claims of supernatural occurrences than people now? Is the … Continue reading

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Details Matter

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day two)  While they still could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?” vs. 41 I am constantly amazed at how much God cares … Continue reading

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Angels watching

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day one) “Two men suddenly stood near them in dazzling clothing. . .’Why do you seek the living One among the dead?  He is not here, but He has risen.  Remember how He spoke to you … Continue reading

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