Tag Archives: FEAR

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Re: Verse reading–Luke 22:31-34, 54-62 (day six) He was the only disciple who stuck around, following Jesus after all the others left to save their own skin. I have to imagine that Peter had the best intentions; he never walked into that … Continue reading

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Purpose

Re:Verse reading–Matthew 26:36-46 (day six) Often, the last thing we want to hear when we face any kind of suffering is “it must be God’s will.” Although it is meant to console, it often never does. Remember Job’s friends, they were … Continue reading

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Glad

Re:Verse reading–Luke 12:22-34 (day six) “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) My girls have never had to worry about their basic needs being met. Whether food, shelter, or … Continue reading

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Happy Fruit of a Holy Fear

Re:Verse reading–Jonah 1:1-3, 3:1-5, 4:1-11 (day six) Fear is not all bad. After all the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. We know why Jonah fled, he fled because he wanted nothing to do with God’s mercy … Continue reading

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Lifted

Re:Verse reading–Daniel 3:1-2, 8-18, 25-29 (day six) “And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.” -Jesus, John 12:32 This wasn’t a new principle. Jesus, in his death and resurrection would literally draw … Continue reading

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Move

Re: Verse reading–1 Kings 19:1-18 (day six) The human heart is so fickle. One minute it can swell with confidence, and the next be overrun by fear. That was certainly true of Elijah. Elijah was afraid for his life, not … Continue reading

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Signs

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 3:7-15, 4:1-17 (day six) What if they don’t believe me? Or think I am weird? What if they ask questions I can’t answer? Moses had these insecurities when God called him to lead his people out of … Continue reading

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Low

Re:Verse reading–Judges 7:2-8, 15-22 (day six) There is great value in being brought low. In those moments you might think God unfair, unkind or even sadistic, but nothing could be further from the truth. God is none of those things, … Continue reading

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Merciful and mighty

Re: Verse reading–Exodus 19:1-12, 16-22 (day seven) “Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the Lord descended on it in fire. . . the whole mountain trembled violently.”–v. 18.  The true God is both tender and terrifying.  Believers know both sides of … Continue reading

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