Category Archives: contentment

splinters and his sufficiency

devotional post # 2214 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 2Co 12:7  and due to the extreme nature of the revelations. So to keep me from becoming conceited, a splinter was given me in the flesh, a messenger from Satan to harass me, … Continue reading

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special attention saints

devotional post #2017 Luke 17:7-10 Luk 17:7 “Would any one of you say to your slave who comes in from the field after plowing or shepherding sheep, ‘Come at once and sit down for a meal’? Luk 17:8 Won’t the … Continue reading

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prayer and possessions

IS YOUR PRAYER LIFE A GREED ENGINE? Luke 12:13-15 Luk 12:13 Then someone from the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” Luk 12:14 But Jesus said to him, “Man, who made me … Continue reading

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change through embarrassment

ARE WE SEEKING CHANGE GOD’S WAY? Luke 6:37-38 Luk 6:37 “Do not criticise, and you will not be criticised; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. Luk 6:38 Give, and it will … Continue reading

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reversal of fortune

WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE? Luke 6:24-26 Luk 6:24 “But trouble is coming to you who are rich, because you have received your comfort already. Luk 6:25 “Trouble is coming to you who are well filled with food now, … Continue reading

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when life is not fair

Luke 1:5-7 Luk 1:5 In the days when King Herod was ruling Judea, someone named Zechariah became a priest of Abijah’s division, and his wife was also among the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Luk 1:6 And … Continue reading

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uncircumcised trees

Leviticus 19:23-25 Lev 19:23 “When you come into the land and plant any kind of tree for food, then you will regard its fruit as if it had a foreskin. Three years it will be uncircumcised to you; it must … Continue reading

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sovereign grace

1 Corinthians 12:7-9 1Co 12:7 But to each recipient the Holy Spirit reveals himself through the most profitable gifts. 1Co 12:8 For example, the Spirit gives one recipient a wise word, but to another recipient, the same Spirit gives a … Continue reading

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mystery and joy

LET GOD SORT IT OUT Ecclesiastes 8:14-17 14 Here’s another example of impermanence reigning in the land: that there are righteous people who get what the wicked deserve, and there are wicked people who get what the righteous deserve. I … Continue reading

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obsession

TOP DOG IS STILL A DOG Ecclesiastes 7:16-18 16 Do not be obsessed with proving yourself more virtuous than anyone else, and do not strive to prove yourself wiser than everyone else. Why should you destroy yourself like that? 17 … Continue reading

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