Monthly Archives: July 2016

stop listening to people wearing millstones

The Word for today:Nehemiah 7   I know I’m a child of God. You know how I know? I know it because I know my Father. I know his heart and his promises. I saw them acted out at the cross. *** … Continue reading

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Should such a man as I run away?

The Word for today:Nehemiah 6 I tire, quickly, at the tone of voice affected by the current crop of Christian men. Bending over backwards to be humble–humble, above all else!–we defer too readily, apologize too quickly, agree too broadly, and … Continue reading

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God’s fantastic memory

The Word for today:Nehemiah 5 One of the dearest prayers in the Bible is before us today:Remember me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people. (Nehemiah 5:19) Remember me, my God, for good. God’s … Continue reading

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praise the LORD, and pass the ammunition

The Word for today:Nehemiah 4 We often think of prayer as something contemplative. So Nehemiah, being an action figure, is often overlooked when we search for insight into prayer. But lately I have found, in Nehemiah, more instruction on prayer–and … Continue reading

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we may not fit in, but we’re not stupid

The Word for today:Nehemiah 3 There are certain verses in the Bible that we would call pivotal. Looking over page one of my Bible, I can spot a couple of these crucial passages. Certainly “In the beginning God…” is one of them. … Continue reading

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