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June 17th- it still comes down to this: it is still about obedience.

Ecclesiastes 12: 13The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. 14For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil. … Continue reading

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June 14th-We should find satisfaction in toil, it is a gift of God

Ecclesiastes 3: 12I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the gift of God. … Continue reading

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May 21st-a reminder to seek God diligently; we know not how we may be blessed along the journey

Ezra 7: 6This Ezra went up from Babylon, and he was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given; and the king granted him all he requested because the hand of the … Continue reading

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May 8th-Wisdom and discernment should be near the top of everyone’s prayer list

2 Chronicles 1: 9“Now, O LORD God, Your promise to my father David is fulfilled, for You have made me king over a people as numerous as the dust of the earth. 10“Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I … Continue reading

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March 3rd- Indeed, everything that is good is from the Lord. The key word for us, once again, is obey.

Deuteronomy 28: 2“All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you if you obey the LORD your God: 3“Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. 4“Blessed shall be the offspring of … Continue reading

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February 4th- it will certainly be the most remarkable moment of our eternity.

Leviticus 9: 23Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting. When they came out and blessed the people, the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people. 24Then fire came out from before the LORD and consumed the … Continue reading

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January 11th-How hard, how long, would we work for what we desire? How much would we pray?

Genesis 29:18Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, “I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.” In this familiar story, Jacob agrees to work seven years to gain the hand of Rachel in marriage. How hard, how … Continue reading

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January 7th-What would the impact be like if we took, if we MADE the time to actively disciple our children, one-on-one?

Genesis 15: 4Then behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir.” 5And He took him outside … Continue reading

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December 1st- here we are again, being reminded that serving others does indeed benefit us in the long run, especially in the eternal run.

Philippians 2:3Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; 4do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Not an … Continue reading

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October 12th-There are two lessons in one teaching, as we so often see, present here

Luke 18: 4“For a while he was unwilling; but afterward he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect man, 5yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming … Continue reading

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