Monthly Archives: February 2018

A Velvet Hand in an Iron Glove

Wednesday, February28       God “hounds gently.”  This is a distinct and observable pattern throughout Scripture.  He was gentle in dealing with Abraham, who believed God, but also made a number of serious mistakes along the way.  God was … Continue reading

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Praise God

Tuesday, February 27                      “Godly men reject praise that rightly belongs to God. “ Spiritual growth can’t happen without God’s grace.  Just as we can’t save ourselves, neither can we progress … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance

Sunday, February 25                    Paul normally starts out an epistle with two important things, the spiritual needs of his readers and prayer in that regard.  In the epistle to the Colossians, he … Continue reading

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Work and Wages

Saturday February 24             “It isn’t how much I get done for God today; it’s how I respond to the things God brings into my life.”  “How much I get done” for God sounds good.  … Continue reading

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Transcendent Peace

Friday, February 23               I often think about the truth that the peace that comes from God “passes all understanding.”  I’ve long understood that to mean that the Christian has access to an inner … Continue reading

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Bold and Faithful Peter

Thursday, February 22            Once Peter was recommitted to Christ, Jesus told him that he would die on a cross. It seems an odd thing to tell Peter right after being questioned about his love for … Continue reading

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A Reassured Peter

Wednesday, February 21               Once they were well fed (There’s a lesson in that, too) Jesus moved on to deal with some core issues.  He started with Peter, while the other six apparently kept … Continue reading

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