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Joy and Delight

February 28, 2012 by

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I have been living in Philippians 3 of late, and have been so moved by the freshness of God’s Word in my life.  Here is verse 1 from two of my favorite translations. “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and […]

Search Me Oh God…

February 27, 2012 by

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Search me oh God and know my Heart, try me and know my anxious thoughts. This was one of the first verses that I memorized once I responded to the gospel and started following Christ. I wanted to be completely known, everything in my past that weighed me down with shame, and completely loved. These […]

Obedience. John 15:10

February 23, 2012 by

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“If you obey my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in His love.” Obedience is a tough subject to blog about since it is very easy to fall off of the truth of the Gospel in two different ways.  First, we wrongly think that […]

How To Be A Captain Others Will Follow

February 21, 2012 by

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If you have ever been sailing, one of the first things you learn is that you can’t sail directly into the wind.  The next question always is: “But what if the wind is coming from the very direction I want to go?” I recently traveled with a friend to Central Asia, where he goes twice a year […]

Leadership: Joshua and Caleb (part 4 of 4)

February 16, 2012 by

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Our study of Joshua, Caleb, and the other 10 spies in Numbers 13:25 – 14:4 has given us the following three principles to reflect on and consider regarding our own leadership. The difference between an obstacle and an opportunity has only to do with God’s plan. To fail to seize a God-ordained opportunity, even in […]

Leadership: Joshua and Caleb (part 3 of 4)

February 15, 2012 by

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From our study of leadership in Numbers 13:25 – 14:4, we have already discussed 2 principles that should inform our own leadership. The difference between an obstacle and an opportunity has only to do with God’s plan. To fail to seize a God-ordained opportunity, even in the face of great difficulty, is to rebel against […]

Leadership: Joshua and Caleb (part 2 of 4)

February 14, 2012 by

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Continuing from the previous post out of the text from Numbers 13:25 – 14:4 , here’s the second principle that I believe we can learn. To fail to seize a God-ordained opportunity, even in the face of great difficulty, is to rebel against God. It is both foolhardy and unspiritual to assume that every difficult […]