Category Archives: Bible Study Notes

God’s Faithfulness and Goodness is Great

Think back, if you’re old enough to, to June, 1962 – or visit that time in memory with me. My thoughts return to my high school graduation, one month earlier. Now, on some day in June, we are loading the very … Continue reading

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In the Presence of my Enemies

He has set a table for me in the presence of my enemies. Psalm 23:5 In the midst of our troubles, our grief, our temptations and our fears – our cry is for escape. We want to fly as a … Continue reading

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The Sepulchres in our Gardens

As is so often the case when I pick up my Granny’s copy of Streams in the Desert, the devotional for the day is a perfect fit for the day. And there was Mary Magdalene and the other Mary, sitting … Continue reading

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Here’s a lie: “Humility should be resisted.”

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I have long agreed with God’s definitions,  descriptions and proposals about humility, and have evidence of that agreement in something I wrote on September 13, 1983: Humility that’s asked by you, O Christ of Galilee, is that which faces you … Continue reading

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Psalm 62: Waiting in Silence

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Psalm 62:5-7  My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him.  He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be moved.  In God is my salvation and my glory; the … Continue reading

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Paul’s Sermon Text in Antioch Pisidia

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About 53-57 AD, the Apostle Paul preached a sermon in Antioch of Pisidia which is about 300 miles northwest of “the other Antioch” which is about 20 miles from the Mediterranean Sea and just within Turkish borders. The ancient remains … Continue reading

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Psalm 62:1-7

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Truly my soul silently waits for God; from Him comes my salvation.  He only is my rock and my salvation.  He is my defense.  I shall not be greatly moved.  How long will you attack a man?  You shall be … Continue reading

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God is the “God of all comfort, who comforts us”

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II Corinthians 1:3-11 is a deep well where God’s comforting can be observed in action. Before I understood the things I worked through in my journaling, I was frustrated by this passage because even though the word “comfort” is repeated several times in the text, I wasn’t actually … Continue reading

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From The Crucible: Thoughts on Comfort

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Compassion is not the same as comfort If we do not understand this, we may find ourselves comfortless and not understand why.  We may try to comfort others and not understand why they are not comforted.  There may be things … Continue reading

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