Monthly Archives: June 2018

Never Alone

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day six)  There is a lot of goodness in Psalm 23. God’s provision, His care and help are dear truths, among several others. More than these, or their summary, David is reminding us that we are not alone. Not … Continue reading

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Conclusion

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day five)  “Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life”.   David doesn’t jump to any wild conclusions about God’s care, character, or interaction with His children. Instead, after reflection and careful … Continue reading

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Look to the Shepherd

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day four) Sheep depend on their shepherd to provide rest…protection…provision…comfort…direction… goodness…and lovingkindness.  Everything that they need is provided by the shepherd.  The same is true for us…our Shepherd, Jesus, provides for our every need.  Why then, do … Continue reading

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Care

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day three) The Lord is my shepherd. Can we imagine a type of caring in which the vulnerable—subject to harm against which they have no defense—find themselves in the care of the powerful?  And can we imagine … Continue reading

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Want

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day two) I shall not want. vs. 1b  I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I … Continue reading

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Who He is=How I am

Re:Verse reading—Psalm 23 (day one) “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.”–v 1. Who knows when young David discovered this life-changing connection!  HOW I am rests on (rises directly from) WHO He is.  My condition.  His character.  Same.  … Continue reading

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Minor Miracle

Re:Verse reading–2 Kings 5 (day seven) A miracle happens between verse 11 and verse 15, a miracle even greater than the physical healing of leprosy.  Early in chapter 5 Naaman is desperate, seeking healing anywhere he can find it. He will travel … Continue reading

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Big God

Re:Verse reading–2 Kings 5 (day six) “Send him to me so he may know there is a prophet in Israel.”- Elisha Naaman’s need was great; he needed healing, but not the kind he expected. Elisha knew though; he was interested in … Continue reading

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Share/Speak

Re:Verse reading–2 Kings 5 (day five)  The  encouragement and testimony of a Jewish slave girl were a catalyst for the events in 2 Kings 5.  She gave testimony of what she believed and pointed others to God (thru His prophet).  Her … Continue reading

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By Grace, Through Faith

Re:Verse reading–2 Kings 5 (day four)  It is a common belief…even when we don’t recognize that we are doing it.  If we work hard enough and our good works outweigh the bad, we will have redemption.  It is known as ‘salvation … Continue reading

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