Category Archives: Bible Inspire; nuggets of truth.

Hezekiah’s Obituary

If you look back in the archives of this blog you will find this published in 2014.  I drag it out because in preparation of a lesson on Psalm 46, once again I am reminded of the life of Hezekiah.  Psalm 46 is not of Davidic origin.  It may well have been written by Ezra, …

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Job, and the Pure in Heart

I posted this on my social media page yesterday and after considering it again today, decided to share it on wordpress as well.  We live in a day when creation is ignored unless it is an environmental, political issue.  God displays His power and outstanding (an understatement but the best I can do) ability to …

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Shelomith

Who is he anyhow? For some reason he stood out to me today as I made my way through yet another list of names in I Chronicles. I think it is pronounced Sheh-lo-mith. The accent is probably on the second syllable. If I remember correctly, that how the Bible reader pronounced it. The name is …

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Lazy River

I wrote this about six weeks ago.  Much has happenedd since that confirms in my heart that the message of Jeremiah is more pertinent than ever.  A Lazy River may be fun at a water park, but it ends disastrously in real life.  The entire book of Jeremiah is a thorough identification of how Judah cam …

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Truth

Jesus told Thomas, his disciple, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life:  no man cometh unto the Father but by Me.”   Further in that long and beautiful prayer that Jesus prayed for his disciples in John 17, Jesus declared, “. . .thy Word is truth.”  In fact, John uses the word truth more …

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Fainting

Have you ever fainted?  What brought it on?  There have been times I felt faint and quickly put my head down between my knees before I fully fainted—except once.  I didn’t even feel faint, but it happened.  I woke up a few minutes later on the floor of the ER and the attending doctor said, …

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Launch Out into the Deep

Peter didn’t know Jesus very well when Jesus said those words to him.  Like others in Galilee Peter had heard Jesus speak and felt a compelling respect for him.  When we develop a budding friendship with someone, we often hold back a little before we share our opinions and certainly our hearts.  Peter was no …

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In This Very Room

I so seldom just jot something down and publish it, but this morning is different.  I have come off a week of soaking in the reality of living and dying with the passing of Dr. Billy Graham.  While it had to be difficult for his family to have his memorial service held off so that …

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Humility

On Christmas Day I didn’t really want to read according to plan.  I wanted to read something on Christmas, so instead, I turned once again to Philippians 2.  That piece of Scripture never fails to inspire me. How fitting it was to read one more time about the humbling of God in the person of Jesus. …

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One More Reason to Memorize Scripture

Almost every week on Thursday morning you will find me at a local nursing home.  At one time, my mother resided there and after she died, I just kept visiting there as they provided me a platform to hold an hour of time each week with the residents.  I use that time to sing, provide …

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