Tag Archives: Restoration

Breaking Points and Places of Restoration

When [the members of the Corinthian synagogue] opposed and reviled him, in protest [Paul] shook the dust from his clothes and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to … Continue reading

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Vision, Design, Measurement, Reality

[God] took me there, and I saw a man whose appearance was like bronze; he was standing in the gateway with a linen cord and a measuring rod in his hand.  Ezekiel 40:3 (NIV) In the past year, Wendy and I had … Continue reading

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Restoration

Even though the destroyer has destroyed Judah,     the Lord will restore its honor. Israel’s vine has been stripped of branches,     but he will restore its splendor. Nahum 2:2 (NLT) Eight years ago this summer Wendy and I bought our little brick tudor … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 23

…he leads me beside quiet waters…. Psalm 23:2b (NIV) My friends and family know that life has been a little bit of crazy for Wendy and me this summer. Nothing bad, mind you. Thank God, we are well and the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day John 21

A third time [Jesus] asked [Peter], “Simon son of John, do you love me?” John 21:17a (NLT) Wendy and I have been in Texas on business the past several days. Yesterday afternoon and evening is about the only break we’re going to get … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Colossians 1

For God in all his fullness        was pleased to live in Christ,   and through him God reconciled        everything to himself.     He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth        by means of Christ’s blood on the cross. Colossians 1: … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Jeremiah 44

“This is the Message of God, God-of-the-Angel-Armies, the God of Israel: ‘So why are you ruining your lives by amputating yourselves—man, woman, child, and baby—from the life of Judah, leaving yourselves isolated, unconnected?” Jeremiah 44:7 (MSG) I’m beginning to perceive that … Continue reading

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