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June 13 – Counsel Of The Elders

But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the older men and instead asked the opinion of the young men who had grown up with him and were now his advisers. (1 Kings 12:8) Read: 1 Kings 11:1-12:19, Acts 9:1-25, Psalm 131:1-3, Proverbs 17:4-5 Relate: “You’ve always got a better story.” It wasn’t a compliment. I thought it was…

Worthless Religion

I sucked in my breathe and absorbed the convicting blow as I read James 1:19-20. Quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger…. I wouldn’t exactly say those words described me a day ago.

Whose Voice?

I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. (Psalm 130:5) Read: 1 Kings 9:1 – 10:29, Acts 8:14-40, Psalm 130:1-8, Proverbs 17:2-3 Relate: I recently finished watching the first season of Agent Carter. It wasn’t the best thing Marvel has put out there but it…

Fight The Noise

And now I make one more appeal, my dear brothers and sisters. Watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people’s faith by teaching things contrary to what you have been taught. Stay away from them. (Romans 16:17) I do not spend time with liars or go along with hypocrites. I hate the gatherings of those…

1 Samuel 3:8,9 (Listen Close)

 So the Lord called a third time, and once more Samuel got up and went to Eli. “Here I am. Did you call me?” Then Eli realized it was the Lord who was calling the boy. So he said to Samuel, “Go and lie down again, and if someone calls again, say, ‘Speak, Lord, your…

Sin Causes Deafness

Jesus told them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, because I have come to you from God. I am not here on my own, but he sent me. Why can’t you understand what I am saying? It’s because you can’t even hear me! For you are the children of your father the…