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Arise & Build! Scripture Writing Plan October 2021

"But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they jeered at us and despised us and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?” Then I replied to them, “The God of heaven will make us prosper, and we his servants will arise and… Continue reading Arise & Build! Scripture Writing Plan October 2021

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Trust in the Lord: September 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

The last two years have been quite the "adventure." Usually, adventure triggers images of excitement or glamour, but there is also the little matter of discomfort and even danger---near-death experiences, large bugs, deadly snakes, dehydration. diseases. Adventure is not all it's cracked up to be. I remember lamenting the lack of exciting historical events as… Continue reading Trust in the Lord: September 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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Living Waters: Scripture Writing Plan August 2021

We've been deluged with quite a bit of rain in West Texas. In fact, we've had so much rain that apparently we are no longer in a drought. After we bought our house and property, we had several brutal thunderstorms (about 4 of which included flash flooding). We now have a view of a lake… Continue reading Living Waters: Scripture Writing Plan August 2021

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Hosea – God’s Unfailing Love: July 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

“Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us...Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord;His going out is sure as the dawn;He will come to us as the showers,As the spring rains that water the earth."Hosea 6.1,3 Could you continue to love someone… Continue reading Hosea – God’s Unfailing Love: July 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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How Firm a Foundation: June 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

"How firm a foundation, you saints of the LordIs laid for your faith in His excellent word!What more can He say than to you He has saidto you who for refuge to Jesus have fled?" From "How Firm a Foundation" by K. (c. 1787) About a month ago we moved into a new house outside… Continue reading How Firm a Foundation: June 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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Hidden in My Heart: May 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

“Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭119:11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ What sort of things do you try to protect? How do you protect them? How do you know they are valuable to you? Because there is such easy access to the Bible in America, I wonder if there… Continue reading Hidden in My Heart: May 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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From Sacrifice to Sovereign: April 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

Each week, Christians around the world observe the Lord's Supper. We are served small portions of unleavened bread and grape juice which symbolize Jesus' body and blood offered for our sins. Because we do this on a weekly basis, it has the potential to lose its impact on our hearts. One of the ways in… Continue reading From Sacrifice to Sovereign: April 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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God’s Persistent Patience: Scripture Writing Plan March 2021

Patience is something many want to receive, but few want to practice. Just imagine how awful it would be if the Lord did not extend patience to us! In Acts 6, Luke introduces us to a man named Stephen who was, "full of faith and the Holy Spirit" (Acts 6.5). He was willing to serve… Continue reading God’s Persistent Patience: Scripture Writing Plan March 2021

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A Spiritual EKG: February 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

Last spring, in the middle of the pandemic, I needed a yearly physical. Somehow I made it into the doctor in the lull between the initial panic and the spike that was to come. After a quick evaluation of my paperwork (and noticing that I was "getting towards that age"), the doctor conducted an EKG… Continue reading A Spiritual EKG: February 2021 Scripture Writing Plan

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New Beginnings: Scripture Writing Plan January 2021

For the majority of us, 2020 has been an unqualified disaster. Between destroyed plans and thwarted opportunities, we’ve all experienced some degree of loss. Some have even experienced the loss of a loved one. ou may be looking warily towards 2021, hoping it will be better but afraid of what’s coming. As you put 2020 in hindsight, take this opportunity to ground yourself in the Lord. If what you’ve been doing isn’t consistent, it's time to choose a different approach.