Category Archives: discernment

September 24th- There are so many times for us when silence really is the best answer.

Matthew 27: 12And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He did not answer. 13Then Pilate said* to Him, “Do You not hear how many things they testify against You?” 14And He did not answer him … Continue reading

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September 22nd- we see myriad signs of the world turning its back on the Lord

Matthew 24: 9“Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name. 10“At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one … Continue reading

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September 21st-Newer or weaker followers of the Lord are vulnerable to their hollow preaching and today’s post-Christian media feeds on stories of their failure.

Matthew 23: 27“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness. 28“So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to … Continue reading

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September 17th-the crowd, in general, could recognize the source of what was happening; they praised God.

Matthew 15: 31So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel. While many stories had preceded Jesus, the people were not … Continue reading

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September 16th-We need always to check our hearts for the right motivation for our actions.

Matthew 12: 7“But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. Compassion is desired by the Lord because it usually is directed toward a specific person. Even … Continue reading

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September 12th-we simply want to look at one word: AGAIN. Relentless, Satan will not give up easily

Matthew 4: 8Again, the devil took* Him to a very high mountain and showed* Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory; 9and he said to Him, “All these things I will give You, if You fall down … Continue reading

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September 5th-The Lord wants Habakkuk to set down the vision in writing, which will be more accurate over time than passing it down verbally,

Habakkuk 2: 2 Then the LORD answered me and said, “Record the vision And inscribe it on tablets, That the one who reads it may run. The Lord wants Habakkuk to set down the vision in writing, which will be … Continue reading

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