Don’t Walk Alone – The 5th Spiritual Law (Part 3)

Don’t Walk Alone (Part #1): People need coaching. “It is not good for man to be alone” Gen 2:18, NIV Don’t Walk Alone (Part #2): Paul gives Timothy “tools” for coaching, ”All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every …

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Don’t Walk Alone – The 5th Spiritual Law (Part 2)

Don’t Walk Alone (Part #1): People need coaches. “It is not good for man to be alone.” Gen 2:18, NIV Don’t Walk Alone (Part #2):  Paul gives Timothy “tools” for coaching. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every …

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Lectio Divina – The Sabbath Journey

Lectio Divina is spiritual discipline that has been practiced since the 3rd century.  Scott Quesinberry writes, “It is a Sabbath practice that breaks my weekly routine.  I find it deeply meaningful.” Together with Scott, we’ll make this a 7th Day Sabbath Journey.  Lectio Divina steps are simple. Read a Bible passage.  Meditate on the passages practical meaning for your …

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Covid Reflections

For [even the whole] creation (all nature) waits expectantly and longs earnestly for God’s sons to be made known [waits for the revealing, the disclosing of their sonship].  – Rom 8:19, AMPC Meditation During this season, God is using the Covid isolation, paranoia and weariness plus spiritual disciplines to shore-up my gratitude for how He intervenes for …

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The Peace of Christ

“Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the controlling factor in your hearts [deciding and settling questions that arise]. To this peace indeed you were called as members in one body [of believers]. And be thankful [to God always].”  (Col 3:15, AMP) Meditation Churches that I attended growing-up …

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Manly Leadership

These words that I am commanding you today must always be on your minds. Recite them to your children. Talk about them when you are sitting around your house and when you are out and about, when you are lying down and when you are getting up. (Deut 6:6-7, CEB) Meditation God expects me to …

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Courage in Trials

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously …

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What’s Your Goal?

Jn 10:10 “… I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. Meditation In business, we ask, “What is your goal?” What do you hope to accomplish in your endeavor. Is your goal to be the biggest? Is your goal to create newness? Are we trying to set new standards …

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Lectio Divina – The Sabbath Journey

Lectio Divina is spiritual discipline that has been practiced since the 3rd century.  Scott Quesinberry writes, “It is a Sabbath practice that breaks my weekly routine.  I find it deeply meaningful.” Together with Scott, we’ll make this a 7th Day Sabbath Journey.  Lectio Divina steps are simple. Read a Bible passage.  Meditate on the passages practical meaning for your …

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Lectio Divina – The Sabbath Journey

Lectio Divina is spiritual discipline that has been practiced since the 3rd century.  Scott Quesinberry writes, “It is a Sabbath practice that breaks my weekly routine.  I find it deeply meaningful.” Together with Scott, we’ll make this a 7th Day Sabbath Journey.  Lectio Divina steps are simple. Read a Bible passage.  Meditate on the passages practical meaning for your …

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From Absurdity to Obedience

But first and most importantly seek [aim at, strive after] His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right—the attitude and character of God], and all these things will be given to you also. “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. (Matt 6:33-34, …

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Training to Compete

Then David said to Solomon, “Be strong and courageous and get to work. Don’t be frightened by the size of the task, for the Lord my God is with you; he will not forsake you. He will see to it that everything is finished correctly.”  (1 Chron 28:20, The Living Bible, emphasis added) Meditation Reflecting …

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Holy Stubbornness

”It wasn’t so long ago that you were mired in that old stagnant life of sin. You let the world, which doesn’t know the first thing about living, tell you how to live. You filled your lungs with polluted unbelief, and then exhaled disobedience. We all did it, all of us doing what we felt …

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How Does God Speak?

As the Lord approached, a very powerful wind tore the mountains apart. It broke up the rocks. But the Lord wasn’t in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake. But the Lord wasn’t in the earthquake. After the earthquake a fire came. But the Lord wasn’t in the fire. And after the fire there was only a gentle whisper… Then a voice …

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Unhealthy Compromises

“…they came to Zerubbabel and to the heads of the families and said, “Let us help you build because, like you, we seek your God and have been sacrificing to him since the time of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria, who brought us here.” (Ezra 4:2) Meditation Compromises can be either good or bad.  Wise leaders …

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Lectio Divina – The Sabbath Journey

Lectio Divina is spiritual discipline that has been practiced since the 3rd century.  Scott Quesinberry writes, “It is a Sabbath practice that breaks my weekly routine.  I find it deeply meaningful.” Together with Scott, we’ll make this a 7th Day Sabbath Journey.  Lectio Divina steps are simple. Read a Bible passage.  Meditate on the passages practical meaning for your …

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The Fear of the Lord

“Oh, that their hearts would be inclined to fear me and keep all my commandments always.”  (Deut 5:29, NIV) “Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.” (Eccles 12:13, NIV) Meditation A quick search will tell you that …

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