Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why Joseph?

Re:Verse reading—Matthew 1:18-2:15, 19-23 (day three) “Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man…” (v.19) Joseph was a righteous man. An angel appeared in a dream and told Joseph to be not afraid. Joseph did as commanded and upon waking took … Continue reading

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Telling God’s Story In Troubled Times

Re:Verse reading–Matthew 1:18 – 2:15, 19-23 (day two) “When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife.” (v. 24) Because we often think of Joseph as a … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy

Re:Verse reading–Matthew 1:18 – 2:15, 19-23 (day one) “Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.” (v. 19) Today we … Continue reading

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ME vs. He

Re:Verse reading – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day seven). It was one of the most profound feelings of weakness I’ve ever experienced, teaching from God’s Word while my words were translated into four languages.  I couldn’t rely on illustrations or vocal … Continue reading

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A Humbling Experience

Re:Verse – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day six).  It had been 14 years, and Paul was just now talking about it.  Even after 14 years, he could only speak of the experience in the third person.  Others had the same experience…enter … Continue reading

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Properly Pointed Greatness

Re:Verse reading – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day five). “I will spare you, so that no one can credit me with something beyond what he sees in me or hears from me…” (verse 6). Paul knew that the only truly worthy … Continue reading

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A Lot to be Thankful For!

Re:Verse – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day four).  Many people can relate with this Scripture, including myself.  Paul is the man who experienced these incredible visions, giving him, initially, a reason to boast in what God was doing in his life.  … Continue reading

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Grace

Re:Verse – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10. (day three) I hate to be weak. I hate to be wrong. Grace is the gift that reminds me of each of those on a daily basis. What a beautiful thing. I’m weak and I’m … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 8:1-15, 9:7-8,11-15 (day two) When our children were young they had a ‘Thanksgiving feast’ at their school. We wanted the children to realize how grateful to GOD the pilgrims were when they sowed and reaped bountifully because … Continue reading

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Weakness and power

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (day one)  “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness”.  (vs 8)  It is a rare story.  Judging from the encounter 14 years ago, visible/audible post-resurrection encounters with Christ weren’t everyday experiences, even for the … Continue reading

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