Monthly Archives: August 2017

Viewing the Eclipse

Tuesday, August 22               Yesterday was a special day in our Salem area.  We were right in the path of that once in a century total eclipse of the sun.  This event has been … Continue reading

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Gentle and Blunt

Monday, August 21                     Paul prayed (Col. 1:9) that God would “fill [the Colossians] with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding . . .”  The Greek … Continue reading

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Charming Things

Sunday, August 20                       We sang the hymn “When I survey the Wondrous Cross” and a particular phrase caught my attention.  “All those things that charm me most, I sacrifice … Continue reading

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Increasing in Decreasing

Saturday, August 19                 John the Baptist said in John 3:30.  “He must increase; but I must decrease.”  John had it right.  He had no problem realizing that he was a mere created … Continue reading

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Friday, August 18                        Skirting Roman Law That Roman law mentioned in yesterday’s blog is a key factor in the martyrdom of Stephen as recorded in Acts 6:8-14.  Stephen was one of the seven men chosen to help in the distribution … Continue reading

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Convicting Evidence

Thursday, August 17                     After Jesus’ arrest he was first taken to Annas (the former high priest) for questioning, then to Caiphas (the ruling high priest) and the entire Sanhedrin. This … Continue reading

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The Bees and the Birds

Wednesday, August 16                God’s creation is awesome.  Every plant and animal was designed with a specific purpose.  The account of creation in Genesis affirms that all living things were created to benefit man.  … Continue reading

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