Tag Archives: God

Nurture

Re:Verse reading—Acts 16:11-34 (day three)  “The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.”  Jesus said that his Father is always working.  He also said he had “other sheep that are not of this sheep pen” and that “they … Continue reading

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Activity

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day six) The Holy Spirit is the activity of God personified. He hovers over the deep, He reveals, He teaches, He reminds, He heals, He brings life where there was none, He bears fruit, He gives gifts; … Continue reading

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Power

Re:Verse reading–2 Samuel 9 (day six) Where did David find the power to be kind? Well, he was king, he had the ability, the resources, and the will to extend kindness to anyone he chose, even to an enemy. You … Continue reading

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Antidote

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 4:1-16; 25-26 (day six)  “If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule over it.” … Continue reading

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The Goodness Charade

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 3:1-7  (day six) Becoming like God was not what they expected. Yes, their eyes were opened, but it did not have the desired affect. From the very first bite, it was not goodness they would enjoy, but despair, shame, and … Continue reading

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Thou

Re: Verse reading–Genesis 1:26-28; 2:18-25 (day six) Then God said, “I now give you…” Genesis 1:29 It is no small thing, but it can be easily overlooked. God only addresses humankind with the second person pronoun, “you.” Not with any … Continue reading

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Touched by God

Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth. Jeremiah 1:9 That’s the verse that stands out to me. God touched his mouth. He didn’t have to do that, it wasn’t necessary, no more than the mud Jesus … Continue reading

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He’s Got the Whole World…

Re:Verse reading–Judges 11:1-6, 28-40 (day six) He’s got the whole world in his hands; all of human history. Sometimes we can read a passage in the Bible and wonder what God is doing, or how he could allow somethings to happen. … Continue reading

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Eternal Security

Re:Verse reading–Romans 8:18-39 (day four) It is one of the greatest passages of hope in the Bible…Romans 8:38-39.  “For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, … Continue reading

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Liberate

Re:Verse reading–Romans 8:18-39 (day three) “The creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay.” God has placed creation at the mercy of man (“subjected it to futility” is how Paul puts it). We are to steward this creation. … Continue reading

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