Tag Archives: Response

Rain or Shine, It’s How We Respond

Those who sow with tears     will reap with songs of joy. Psalm 126:5 (NIV) I am reminded this morning that Jesus said the sun shines on both the good and evil, and that rain falls on both the righteous and unrighteous. No matter … Continue reading

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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 Genesis 13 But the land could not support both Abram and Lot with all their flocks and herds living so close together. So disputes broke out between the herdsmen of Abram and Lot. (At that time Canaanites and Perizzites … Continue reading

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On Leading and Leading Well

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 62 So many enemies against one man—     all of them trying to kill me. To them I’m just a broken-down wall     or a tottering fence. They plan to topple me from my high position.     They delight in telling … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 4

Don’t sin by letting anger control you.     Think about it overnight and remain silent.  Psalm 4:4 (NLT)  Anger is a powerful emotion. It comes on us like an explosion; it surges like a tidal wave. Caught unaware, it can move … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Proverbs 24

An honest answer        is like a kiss of friendship. Proverbs 24:26 (NLT)  Along the journey, especially with respect to my vocation, I’ve commonly been asked very direct questions from people in authority. It’s not always a comfortable position to be … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 9

When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd. Matthew 9:36 (MSG) The prophet Ezekiel said that God would take away our heart of stone and give us a … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day 2 Chronicles 11

At the same time the word of God came to Shemaiah, a holy man, “Tell this to Rehoboam son of Solomon, king of Judah, along with all the Israelites in Judah and Benjamin, This is God’s word: Don’t march out; … Continue reading

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