Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween

Friday, Oct. 31 I’m not particularly keen on this holiday, but we take a measure of delight in giving out a few goodies to kids and it gives a small opening for getting to know people in our neighborhood. You … Continue reading

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Mary and Martha

Thursday, Oct. 30 [Note re. Elizabeth. Her diagnosis is confirmed as a TIA. She is doing fine. Dr. Chaffee has altered some medications to minimize a second “episode.” Thanks for your prayers.] Now, back to “knowing God.” In relation to … Continue reading

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Knowing God

Wednesday, Oct. 29 “The main thing God does is show us Who He is.”—Dean Van Vliet. My cousin, Dean, has lived a full life serving God, mostly in Papua New Guinea. He learned a lot during those years and by … Continue reading

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Roamin’ in Romans 8

Tuesday, Oct. 28 If you didn’t read Romans 8 after yesterday’s blog, let me whet your appetite. Here are a few of the choice truths to meditate on. –Therefore there is now no condemnation –The law of the Spirit of … Continue reading

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Joy

Monday, Oct. 27 If you are not joyful, there’s something wrong. It’s not just that the Bible tells us to be joyful. When we come to Christ, we recognize our sinful condition, accept what Christ did for us and are … Continue reading

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Mercy!

Sunday, Oct. 26 “As soon as you understand what the Bible says, the ball is in your court.” James 4:17 supports this view. “Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins.” That seems … Continue reading

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The Book or the Author

VFriday, Oct. 24 The Bible is totally true. Knowing the Bible is good, but that won’t save you. Believing the Bible is good, but it won’t save you. Trying to live up to the truths of the Bible won’t save … Continue reading

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