Category Archives: Seasons of Life

Cause

Re: Verse reading–1 Corinthians 15 (Day Five) “I passed on to you as most important what I also received…” It was my parents and a 5th grade Sunday school teacher, a soccer coach and “Brother John,” not to mention pastors, … Continue reading

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The Truth

Re: Verse reading–1 Corinthians 15:3-20, 35-44, 50-57 (day four) Paul acknowledges that the words he has written, were given to him (by the Holy Spirit).  In verse 3, he says “I delivered to you as of first importance what I … Continue reading

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Cause

Re Verse reading–1 Corinthians 15 (Day Three) “Then he appeared to James…”  The Lord’s brother James mocked Jesus with skepticism-fueled condescension.  James and others in the family thought Jesus mentally unstable.  Disbelief and disdain marked James’s perception of Jesus.  But … Continue reading

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Handel and Hope

Re: Verse reading–1 Corinthians 15:3-20, 35-44, 50-57 (day two) Severe truth.  In order to understand the power of the resurrection, we must understand its context. Paul said it in the first century “And if Christ has not been raised, our … Continue reading

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“This life only” Christianity

Re: Verse reading–1 Corinthians 15:3-20, 35-44, 50-57 (day one) “If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied.”  (v 19)  It is subtle.  Dangerous.  A mistake I made for years.  … Continue reading

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Vital to the end

Re: Verse reading–Deuteronomy 34 (day seven) “Death is not the greatest loss in life.  The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.”–Norman Cousins   Know anyone who is already dead?  Not physically.  Spiritually and emotionally?  It isn’t inevitable.  All … Continue reading

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Seeing a future victory

Re: Verse reading–Deuteronomy 34 (day six) It must have been like an IMAX.  A brilliant vision of the Holy Land.  “The Lord showed him ALL the land. . .and ALL the land of Judah as far as the western sea.” … Continue reading

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Life with a limp

Re: Verse reading–Deuteronomy 34 (day five)  “I have let you see it with your eyes, but you shall not cross over there.”  (v 4)  Old story.  Very old.  The wages of sin is death.  Every time.  Death comes.  A door … Continue reading

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“Dying Before You Die”

Re: Verse reading–Deuteronomy 34 (day five) “So Moses…died…his vitality had not left him” (34:5, 7). All of us die, but many of us will die before we die because our “vitality” leaves us. The Hebrew word for “vitality” or “strength” … Continue reading

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Look Ahead

Re: Verse reading–Deuteronomy 34 (day four) Moses was 120 years old.  He had learned to submit to God and His plan.  Even though Moses’ strength was not abated and his eye was not dim, he did not argue with God … Continue reading

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