Category Archives: honesty

I like to prove it

devotional post # 2193 2 Corinthians 8:22-24 2Co 8:22  But with them we are sending our brother whom we have often tested and found eager to accomplish many tasks, but who is now more eager than ever because of his … Continue reading

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the dishonesty test

devotional post # 2074 Luke 23:1-5 Luk 23:1 Then the whole company of them got up and brought him before Pilate. Luk 23:2 And they started accusing him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and preventing us to … Continue reading

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quiet betrayal

devotional post # 2060 Luke 22:3-6 Luk 22:3 Then Satan entered into Judas (the one called Iscariot), who was of the number of the twelve. Luk 22:4 He went away and discussed with the chief priests and captains how he … Continue reading

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beltless

Isaiah 59:12-16 12 For our crimes before you are many, and our sins testify against us. Our transgressions indeed are with us, and we know our iniquities: 13 transgressing, and denying Yahveh, and turning ourselves away from following our God, … Continue reading

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no joy in Mudville

Isaiah 24:10-16 10 An empty city is broken; every house is shut from entering. 11 I hear an outcry over the wine in the streets. All joy turns into nightfall; the joy of the land disappears. 12 The city is … Continue reading

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rebuilding and replanting

Isaiah 9:8-12 8 The Lord has sent out a word against Jacob, and it fell on Israel. 9 And all of the people knew it, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria in pride and arrogance of heart, saying, 10 “bricks … Continue reading

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laws about conspiracy

Exodus 23:1-9 1 “You should not extend a false report. You should not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness. 2 You should not follow the majority to do evil, nor should you bear witness in … Continue reading

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Nothing but the truth

Matthew 5:33-37 33 “Another example: you have heard that it was said to the ancient ones, ‘You should not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ 34 But I tell you, Do not take an … Continue reading

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bucket list

Proverbs 30:1-31:9 Agur’s bucket list is simple.  Hew does not ask for a bunch of stuff because he knows that stuff does not satisfy.  He asks for character that lives above reproach.  To be honest and “normal” is to fulfill … Continue reading

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results

Proverbs 11-12 Wisdom will prove itself right in the long run, and foolishness will prove itself wrong.  The incidents where people seem to be profiting from wrongdoing are just temporary exceptions.  When we look at the eternal results, we see … Continue reading

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