Category Archives: Quiet Time Highlights

What If Those Pigs Were Mine? – From Matthew 8: 28-34

  This is the question that I have been asking myself after reading the following biblical story. When he [Jesus] arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met him. … Continue reading

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A More Perfect Love – Matthew 5:43-48

  “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Bitterness!

  Sometimes I see people with angry, hard faces, and I wonder what has happened in their life.  I wonder how they have been cheated or abused.  No doubt they have not handled hardship well—as has sometimes happened with me. … Continue reading

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Christians, Embrace Your Hardship!

      Endure hardship. You are being disciplined by God as sons. If we are not disciplined—not in hardship, We are not His children.   So we should thank God for our hardship, For when we are disciplined by … Continue reading

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Praying the Pilgrim Songs: Psalm 120:3-4

  Psalm 120:3-4 What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, You deceitful tongue? 4 Sharp arrows of the warrior, With the burning coals of the broom tree.       Lord, bring to my … Continue reading

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The Nearness of God Is My Good: Five Bible Passages

  Yes, the nearness of God is our good.  And we experience His nearness in all of creation.  When I behold all that He has made and know that He is present in all of it, and that He is … Continue reading

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Comfort in Sickness

I have been sick with a bad cold—sore throat, coughing, runny nose, weakness, the whole thing.  But I am writing to tell you that I am content with it all.  There has been a strange comfort, a sort of peace … Continue reading

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