Author Archives: David

The Father’s will

Matthew 21:23-32 In the parable, Jesus said “A man had two sons.” Both of these sons were given direction to work in their father’s vineyard. One said no, but later went. The other said yes, but did not go. Which … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … Continue reading

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Accepting truth

Luke 18:31-43 Jesus told them plainly; once they reached Jerusalem, he would be turned over to the Gentiles, be beaten and then killed. Yet on the third day, God would raise him from the grave. Even as we know this … Continue reading

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Rest

Mark 6:30-46 The world is a busy place. Schedules and agendas are packed so tightly that, if left unchecked, they will do their best to consume people. Once a task is completed or an experience had, there is always something … Continue reading

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Peace

Mark 4:35-41 While the storm was raging, Jesus was in the back of the boat. The twelve were frantic, thinking that at any given moment all would be lost. Finally, overcome by fear they call out to Jesus; “Teacher, do … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say Jesus is? Messiah? Lord? What about Savior or Lamb of God? There are many other attributes for Jesus that could be written, but what do all these things mean? When asked by a non-believer, … Continue reading

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Burning bushes

Exodus 3:1-12 As you begin reading this post, consider a few questions. When was the last time that you heard God speaking to you? When was the last time you actually became still so you could listen? And what was … Continue reading

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