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Thursday, June 1, 2023
June 1st, 2023
            In John 21:15-19, we read about Jesus’ efforts to “reinstate Peter.”  The Lord had prepared breakfast for Peter and the other disciples who were at the seashore.  When the meal ended, Jesu...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 25, 2023
May 25th, 2023
           Following the foot washing in John 13, Judas departed from Jesus and the rest of the disciples to do his deeds of darkness and betrayal.  Attention next turned to Peter once again.  Peter a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, April 20, 2023
April 20th, 2023
          One of the best-known blessings in the Bible can be found in Numbers.  Like Leviticus, Numbers is not a book that many people read often or at all.  But, like Leviticus, it is part of the bi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, March 1, 2023
March 1st, 2023
           Psalm 130 is often called a Psalm or a song of ascent.  This grouping of special Psalms spans the chapters between Psalm 120 and Psalm 134.  These verses were often sung on the way up to Je...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, December 21, 2022
December 21st, 2022
           We might not expect to find much about Christmas or the Christmas story in 2 John but we actually do.  There is an important truth to be gleaned from this small, one- chapter book near the ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, October 19, 2022
October 19th, 2022
          Paul ended I Corinthians with some personal requests and remarks.  He named some people and offered some admonitions.  In I Corinthians 16:13-14, the apostle wrote, “Be on your guard; stand ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
September 7th, 2022
           John’s gospel presents a portrait of Jesus that is different from the first three gospel accounts.  John opened with a recognition of the eternal nature of Jesus and the embodiment of God i...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
August 10th, 2022
           Hosea was an Old Testament prophet who preached and prophesied about the same time as two other biblical prophets—Isaiah and Micah.  He spoke primarily to the northern kingdom also known as...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, August 1, 2022
August 1st, 2022
            The Song of Solomon is often called The Song of Songs as well.  Both names work for the same book.  It is part of the literature section of the Old Testament (along with Psalms, Proverbs a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
June 15th, 2022
            The Song of Solomon is part of the Bible’s wisdom literature.  It reads as love poetry and loving exchanges.  People have often interpreted this book as a spiritual allegory representing t...  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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Monday, April 11, 2022
April 11th, 2022
         This Holy Week is a story of faithfulness.  The Father was faithful to create a plan to save the world and to redeem the world from sin and slavery.  The Son was faithful to carry out the Fat...  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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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
January 19th, 2022
          In Ruth’s story, we meet a man named Boaz who would become her husband.  His name meant “quickness.”  He introduced us to an intriguing role known as a “kinsman-redeemer.”  We likely do not ...  Read More
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