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Dead But Alive

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Then Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz took again from Ben-hadad the son of Hazael the cities that he had taken from Jehoahaz his father in war. Three times Joash defeated him and recovered the cities of Israel.”  2 Kings 13:25 ESV Elisha was the aide to the prophet Elijah who asked boldly(…)

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The Hardest Prayer

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” Psalm 139:23,24 ESV Search me, know me, try me, lead me. That I believe this is the most challenging and difficult prayer. That(…)

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The Exalted Name

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.” Psalm 138:2 ESV  There are times as I read a chapter in the Bible that a verse will stand out to me that(…)

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Attitude Check

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “O Lord, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to Tarshish; for I knew that you are a gracious God and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and relenting from disaster.” Jonah 4:2 ESV(…)

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God, People and Partnership

An interesting byproduct of my health crisis has been an issue with my blood pressure. I recall last August mentioning it to my former Hospitalist from McKee Hospital. He just told me I was “out of shape.” Thanks Doc! Now I am in better shape, but my blood pressure has been high. (It may correlate(…)

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The Focus on Above

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “…Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven…“ Matthew 6:9,10 NIV As I was considering the Lord’s prayer, my attention was drawn to the focus on “that which above” as the foundation of the prayer. Before jumping into any specific requests or(…)

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