Monthly Archives: February 2014

making room for peace

Genesis 26:12-22 12 And Isaac planted in that land and harvested in the same year a hundredfold. The LORD blessed him, 13 and the man became rich, and succeeded more and more until he became very wealthy. 14 He had … Continue reading

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his commission of the workers in Galilee

Matthew 9:37 – 10:4 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but those working at it are few; 38 therefore pray for the Lord of the harvest to send out more workers into his harvest.” 10:1 … Continue reading

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Off limits

Genesis 26:1-11 Now there was a famine in the land, in addition to the former famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines at Gerar. 2 And the LORD appeared to … Continue reading

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his compassion for the abandoned

Matthew 9:32-36 32 As they were going away, see, a demon-oppressed man who could not talk was brought to him. 33 And after the demon had been cast out, the speechless man spoke. And the crowds were shocked, saying, “Never … Continue reading

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Trading away destiny

Genesis 25:21-34 21 And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the LORD granted his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived. 22 The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If this is … Continue reading

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his touch of healing, and faith

Matthew 9:27-31 27 And while Jesus is leaving from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” 28 After he entered the house, the blind men came to him, and Jesus said to … Continue reading

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Awaiting destiny

Genesis 25:7-20 7 These are the days of the living years of Abraham, 175 years. 8 Abraham stopped breathing and died with a good gray head, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his ancestors. 9 … Continue reading

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his touch of life

Matthew 9:18-26 18 While he was saying these things to them, see, a ruler came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died, but come and lay your hand on her, and she will live.” 19 And … Continue reading

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Embracing his destiny

Genesis 24:62 – 25:6 62 Now Isaac had moved from Beer-lahai-roi and was living in the Negev. 63 And Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening. And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and see, there … Continue reading

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something old, something new

Matthew 9:14-17 14 Then the disciples of John came to Jesus, asking, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” 15 And Jesus said to them, “Would it be proper for the wedding guests to … Continue reading

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