Posts with the category “god”

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Thursday, July 7, 2022
July 7th, 2022
            I Kings is a book of history in the Old Testament.  At the beginning, David is nearing his death and preparing to hand off the throne to Solomon.  One of Solomon’s crowning achievements (a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
June 21st, 2022
          The second book of the Bible is Exodus.  And part of this book chronicles the deliverance of Israel from captivity and slavery in Egypt.  We learn how God moved in a mighty way to set His pe...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
June 7th, 2022
           Isaiah 33:3 says, “O LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you.  Be our strength every morning, our salvation in a time of distress.”  We can read these words as a plea or even a petition.  ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, June 6, 2022
June 6th, 2022
            Isaiah 29:13 says, “The Lord says: ‘These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.’”  God was not pleased with either the wor...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, May 31, 2022
May 31st, 2022
             We know David as the writer of many of the Psalms that we have in our Bibles.  His words of comfort and faith have encouraged so may people through the years.  My guess is you have been b...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
May 25th, 2022
            We can easily find many passages in the Bible that speak to the power and strength of God.  And likely, we can find many personal testimonies from people who have experienced divine streng...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
May 24th, 2022
          Ezekiel ended his prophecy after forty-eight chapters with a four-word state-ment: The LORD is there (Ezekiel 48:35).  The prophet made a declarative statement.  The LORD is there.  The divi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
May 18th, 2022
            In some Bibles, Isaiah 26 is captioned as a “song of praise.”  The prophet blessed and praised God over the span of twenty-one verses.  For instance, we find this often quoted and cherishe...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
April 19th, 2022
             “Beloved” is a rich Bible word.  Depending upon the translation that you read and the context of a particular verse, “beloved” can be alternately used with the words “loved” or “love.”  I...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
March 23rd, 2022
           Pondering is a fascinating activity.  To ponder means “to weigh in one’s mind, to think about or to reflect upon.”  We ponder when we are struggling for an answer.  We ponder when we are bo...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
March 22nd, 2022
           Practically any conversations about God are limited at best.  After all, we are humans and God is, well God.  Last Friday, as I attended a Baptist gathering in Raleigh, I was fortunate to b...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, March 10, 2022
March 10th, 2022
            Remembering is an important activity.  We remember the things that have meaning and value. We remember experiences, people, situations and blessings.  But we also remember trials, painful ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, March 3, 2022
March 3rd, 2022
          We know that God often spoke through prophets in the Bible.  He used prophets to reveal something about His character.  He spoke through prophets to announce the coming of His Son Jesus.  Th...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
February 16th, 2022
            The Bible describes God’s attributes to us.  It is impossible for humans like us to understand everything about God.  After all, God is God.  He is beyond our total or full discernment and...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, February 14, 2022
February 14th, 2022
           The love we find in God is perfect love.  No love is greater.  It is sufficient love.  His love lacks nothing.  It is expressed love.  God shows His love to us.  It is unconditional love.  ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
February 8th, 2022
          If someone asked for your address, you could easily and by memory state it.  We know the street, the house number and the appearance of our home.  We know how to find it.  There is a sense o...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, January 31, 2022
January 31st, 2022
             The Exodus was the central event in the Old Testament.  With Moses at the helm, God set about to teach Israel His ways.  The time in the wilderness was as much about getting Egypt out of ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
January 25th, 2022
           While reading a devotion prepared by someone whom I do not know personally, I came across a question he asked.  Can God change your life?  That is a good question.  And it is a big question...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, January 13, 2022
January 13th, 2022
           The book of Judges records a period of Israel’s history between the death of Joshua and the rise of Saul as the first king of Israel.  About fourteen judges (though the number can be debate...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, October 28, 2021
October 28th, 2021
          Solomon is commonly thought to be the author of Ecclesiastes.  A variety of traditions upholds that view as well.  1:1 says that this book is the “words of the Teacher, son of David, king in...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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