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Acts 23:11 — The God who stands near us

Sometimes, we tend to think of the apostles and other people in the Bible as superheroes.  That they always faced death courageously and without fear.  And certainly there were times they were like that.  (Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego certainly seemed … Continue reading

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Proverbs 30:29-33 — To be a leader

What does it mean to be a leader?  I think that we can get some clues from this passage. Agur writes, There are three things that are stately in their stride, four that move with stately bearing:  a lion, mighty … Continue reading

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Esther 4-5 — Courage

If there was one quality that both Mordecai and Esther had, it was courage.  Whether you agree or not with Mordecai’s decision not to bow to Haman, it did require courage not to do so, especially in the face of … Continue reading

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