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Getting Even or Getting Right

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “From that time on, Esau hated Jacob because their father had given Jacob the blessing. And Esau began to scheme: “I will soon be mourning my father’s death. Then I will kill my brother, Jacob.”  Genesis 27:41 NLT Two brother feuds stand out in the Bible. Cain and Abel and Jacob and(…)

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Regrets

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “When Esau heard his father’s words, he let out a loud and bitter cry. “Oh my father, what about me? Bless me, too!” he begged….Esau pleaded, “But do you have only one blessing? Oh my father, bless me, too!” Then Esau broke down and wept.”    Genesis 27:34,38 Regrets….we all have them.(…)

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Commitment or Compromise

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…..  “But God had listened to Abraham’s request and kept Lot safe, removing him from the disaster that engulfed the cities on the plain.” Genesis 19:29 NLT The history of Abraham and Lot is an interesting one. It is a study in contrasts. We see the faith and righteousness of Abraham and the(…)

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Bravely Run the Race

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.” Psalm 16:11 NLT As I come to this final day of 2017, I am reminded of the importance of the commitment reflected in the title of Eugene Peterson’s book, “A Long(…)

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Standing Out in the Crowd

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY… “But Noah found favor with the Lord.” Genesis 6:8 NLT The fall of Adam and Eve brought the curse and sin into the world. It was like a cliff effect in time. The moral decline escalated over the early generations. So much so, that scripture records that God resolved,  “I will wipe(…)

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When Anger Trumps Submission

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord. Abel also brought a gift—the best portions of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The Lord accepted Abel and his gift, but he did not accept Cain and his gift. This made Cain very(…)

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