Category Archives: discernment

no matter what goes by

devotional post # 2056 Luke 21:29-33 Luk 21:29 And he gave them an illustration: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. Luk 21:30 As soon as they come out in leaf, you see for yourselves and know that … Continue reading

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Jenga

devotional post # 2051 Luke 21:5-6 Luk 21:5 Also, since some were talking about the temple, that it was adorned with precious stones and dedicated gifts, he said, Luk 21:6 “As for these things that you see, the days will … Continue reading

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peace knowledge

devotional post # 2039 Luke 19:41-44 Luk 19:41 Now when Jesus came near and saw the city, he wept over it, Luk 19:42 saying, “If you had only known on this day, even you, the things that make for peace! … Continue reading

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the sin of self-confidence

devotional post # 2026 Luke 18:18-23 Luk 18:18 Now a certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Luk 18:19 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good … Continue reading

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millstones and movements

devotional post # 2015 Luke 17:1-2 Luk 17:1 Also, he said to his disciples, “Stumbling blocks are not out of the question, but tragedy will happen to the one through whom they come! Luk 17:2 It would be better for … Continue reading

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not a theology of the afterlife

devotional post #2014 Luke 16:24-31 Luk 16:24 So he yelled out, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this … Continue reading

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thinking about later

devotional post #2009 Luke 16:1-9 Luk 16:1 He also said to the disciples, “There was some rich man who had a household manager, and was informed of accusations that his manager was squandering his assets. Luk 16:2 So he called … Continue reading

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general warnings

devotional post #1,990 Luke 13:1-5 Luk 13: 1 Now there were some present at that time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. Luk 13: 2 He responded to them, “Do you think … Continue reading

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an age of conflict

devotional post #1,989 Luke 12:57-59 Luk 12:57 “And why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right? Luk 12:58 As you are going with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to settle with him on the way, so … Continue reading

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significant signs

devotional post # 1,988 Luke 12:54-56 Luk 12:54 Jesus also said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, you say at once, ‘A rainstorm is coming,’ and it does. Luk 12:55 And when you see … Continue reading

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