Monthly Archives: September 2014

Handle With Care

Tuesday, Sept. 30 “If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.”—Goethe. This is much like the … Continue reading

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A Lifetime Vow

Monday, Sept. 29 Ps. 23:6. “Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” This is a fitting climax to Psalm 23. After describing in … Continue reading

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Certainties and Uncertainties

Sunday, Sept. 28 “One of the certainties of life is uncertainties.”—Rob Buhl. We all would say a hearty “Amen” to that. Most of us start a day with certain goals in mind. Some of those goals are routine—going to work, … Continue reading

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Losing Heart

Saturday, Sept. 27 “He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he who loses courage loses all.”—Cervantes. There’s a good deal of truth here. Courage is an interesting topic in the Bible. Joshua was … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Evil

Friday, Sept. 26 Ps. 23:4. “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil . . . .” It’s interesting that David does not suggest that God will destroy evil here. In … Continue reading

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Old Dogs and New Tricks

Thursday, Sept. 25 T his matter of meditation has become a focus for me in recent months. Some months back, I found myself unable to sleep. My mind seemed to want to keep going even though my body wanted to … Continue reading

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Overexposed and Undeveloped

Wednesday, Sept. 24 “Too many Christians are like poor photography—overexposed and undeveloped.”—Howard Hendricks. We know a lot of truth based on the Bible but we don’t use it. If we are well versed in Biblical truth but don’t live by … Continue reading

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