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Responding to Speculation and False Accusations

Let them know that it is your hand,     that you, Lord, have done it. While they curse, may you bless;     may those who attack me be put to shame,     but may your servant rejoice. Psalm 109:27-28 (NIV) Those who live … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Hosea 4

“Don’t point your finger at someone else     and try to pass the blame!” Hosea 4:4a (NLT) The other day I was in a meeting and those in attendance were asked if they had any prayer requests. I was expecting the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 26

Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me.     Test my motives and my heart. Psalm 26:2 (NLT) The other morning in the Wall Street Journal there was a fascinating article about the difficulty in erasing human bias from judging Olympic events. … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 7

[The wicked] dig a deep pit to trap others,          then fall into it themselves. The trouble they make for others backfires on them.      The violence they plan falls on their own heads. Psalm 7:15-16 (NLT) I just finished … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 9

Know this and don’t ever forget it: It’s not because of any good that you’ve done that God is giving you this good land to own. Deuteronomy 9:6 (MSG) Thus far in life’s journey, I have come to believe that the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Luke 6

The religion scholars and Pharisees had their eye on Jesus to see if he would heal the man, hoping to catch him in a Sabbath infraction. Luke 6:7 (MSG) A professor of mine once showed our class a videotape of a locally televised theological … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Isaiah 54

Any accuser who takes you to court will be dismissed as a liar. Isaiah 54:17b (MSG) Wendy and I had a quiet evening last night. As we puttered at mindless tasks we got caught up on a few of our favorite … Continue reading

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