Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hosana

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 3 (day three) “The lamp of God had not yet gone out.”  Throughout scripture, people have despaired of all hope, only to find that God has not lost track of them:  The children of Israel’s cries, God … Continue reading

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Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 3 (day two) Then Eli discerned that the Lord was calling the boy. Vs. 8b Have you ever worked a riddle, a puzzle, or some problem over in your head for what seemed like forever only to have … Continue reading

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Children of God

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 3 (day one) It is a great gift to be raised by intentional, believing parents.  (Samuel’s Mom is an example, and to some extent, his Father as well–cf chapter 1)  He never knew a moment in life … Continue reading

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Family of faith

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day seven) “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith“–Galatians 6:10. It was an amazing family.  Kennedy-esque.  We tend to see faith’s … Continue reading

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Ancestors

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day six) Did you know that Shem is one of our spiritual forefathers? It’s true. The line of Shem runs straight to Jesus, and then extends to His church. This genealogy is a reminder that God is … Continue reading

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Each

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day five) It is wonderful to think about and appreciate the power, wisdom, and sovereignty of God. His love and plan extends thru generations of people. His awareness and involvement spans over the course history. These traits … Continue reading

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God at Work

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day four) This passage covers almost two centuries of time.  It was a very significant time in the history of the earth.  Nations were developing, the Ice Age was occurring…but man was in rebellion against God.  None … Continue reading

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Restless

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day three) “They set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan.”  A death within the family of Terah ushered in a restlessness that fueled a movement westward.  They didn’t go as far as they … Continue reading

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The One

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day two) Terah became the father of Abram vs. 27b Often we spend our lives trying to be the one. You know, the one who cures cancer, or the one who breaks the record, makes the money, invents … Continue reading

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The road less traveled

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day one) “Terah took Abram his son. . .and they went forth together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan.”–v 31. It has been rocky so far.  The relationship between God and … Continue reading

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