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Jude 22-25 — When others fall

As much as it is important to contend with those who would attack the faith, we must care for those who have been affected by these attacks. So Jude tells us first of all to be merciful to those who doubt. … Continue reading

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Matthew 17:14-20; Mark 9:14-29; Luke 9:37-43 — Where is our faith?

Where is my faith? That’s a question I have to ask myself far too often in the sense of, “Why don’t I trust God more?” But it’s also a question I need to ask myself in terms of “Where am … Continue reading

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Matthew 14:22-36; Mark 6:45-56; John 6:16-21 — Doubting Jesus

As I was looking through the three gospel accounts of this story, there are a lot of things that struck me. First, the balance that Jesus kept in his life.  That though he would often sacrifice his needs to meet the … Continue reading

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Matthew 11:1-6; Luke 17:18-24 — Struggling with doubt

It’s nice to know that the “heroes” of the Bible had struggles too.  That they had fears.  That they had doubts. I’m sure that’s exactly what John the Baptist was going through in prison.  He had been doing a great … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 32 — For our good

In this passage, Jerusalem is still under siege, and for that matter, Jeremiah is still in prison.  Still, God told him, “When your cousin comes here to tell you about an opportunity to buy land from him, buy it.” Under … Continue reading

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Isaiah 34-35 — Judgment and redemption

Judgment and redemption.  These two ideas are seen throughout scripture and they are very evident here in these two chapters. First, God metes out judgment against the nations in chapter 34, as all those who come against his people Israel … Continue reading

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