Date archive: February 2009

Pleasing To The Eye

In our instant world of 'faster, stronger, better' I think it's important to remember the elegant, stunning and the majestic. Genesis 2:4-25 Reference:  v.9a  And the Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground – trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. (NIV Bible) Explore:  We are…

Sinking Deeper

This verse was so familiar to me that I ended up skimming over it and moving down the page. Genesis 1:1-2:3 Reference:  v.1:1  In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (NIV Bible) Explore:  I didn't even need to look at my Bible when I was writing down my reference verse today.  Genesis…

You’re Only As Good As Your Last Game

No matter what they have accomplished in the past, there's no redemption for the current loser. Nehemiah 13:15-31 Reference:  v.31b  "Remember me with favor, O my God." Explore:  Two of my mates are always competing against each other.  It's always in jest but it's fairly constant.  It doesn't matter whether it's about their relationships, cricket…

Our Work Is Never Done

We can get people on the right track but we all need constant encouragement, guidance, discernment and wisdom. Nehemiah 13:1-14 Reference:  v.10  I also learned that the portions assigned to the Levites had not been given to them, and that all the Levites and singers responsible for the service had gone back to their own…

Celebration Time

We don't just have to wait until momentus occasions to celebrate. Nehemiah 12:27-47 Reference:  v.27  At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to celebrate joyfully the dedication with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps and lyres. …

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