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It’s Better to be a Loser

The Old Testament reading in church today was about King David’s sins: murder and adultery. In 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15 we read about how David had killed a man named Uriah because he wanted Uriah’s wife for himself. The thing … Continue reading

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Taking the Whole Word to the Whole World

For the last three years I have been listening to the late Dr. McGee on Thru the Bible (ttb.org). Dr. McGee leads folks on what he calls the “Bible bus,” a five-year ride that journeys through every verse of scripture, … Continue reading

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Proverbs: Part 19

My 17th wedding anniversary came and went without the person I’ve spent the last 17 years married to. Yet again, our family has taken a blow from the Army, and in a place that just might hurt the most: the … Continue reading

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Proverbs: Part 18

I’m tired, sweaty and cranky. This week has been crazy; I’ve been getting up early, working on my feet for hours, and enduring high heat and humidity with no central air in my Korean home (it doesn’t exist) and no … Continue reading

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Proverbs: Part 17

A few years ago I did a stupid thing. I learned from my huge mistake, and in the process was drawn closer to God, but at the same time I lost one of my two best friends.

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Within Walking Distance

This week I’d like to take a short break from our study of Proverbs to highlight a new series on my photography site, Stages Photography, called Within Walking Distance. Through this series I hope to illustrate God’s creation, which surrounds … Continue reading

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Proverbs: Part 15

The other day Liam, my 11 year-old son, told me, “Mom, I don’t like my school. I want you to home school me.” “Why?” I asked. “Because the kids always cuss and talk about inappropriate things.”

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Proverbs: Part 12

There are a few verses that stand out for me in the next chapter of Proverbs: chapter 12. They deal with handling money, the selection of our friends and the discipline of our children. Pretty tumultuous topics, aren’t they? These … Continue reading

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Proverbs: Part 11

I decided to select the following proverb from our next chapter, chapter 12, for my post this week. If I had to select one proverb that rings the truest in my life, this one might be it.

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Proverbs: Part 9

This week, as it has been for the last eight weeks, is inspired by the book of Proverbs. Today, we’ll mostly be looking at proverbs from chapter 10. Let’s begin with the very first verse. A wise son brings joy … Continue reading

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