Posts with the tag “prayer”

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
January 11th, 2023
             I Kings opens with the statement that when King David was old, he could not stay warm.  No matter how many covers were put on him, he could not stay warm (I Kings 1:1).  We can easily ima...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
January 4th, 2023
             In Matthew 6, Jesus gave us a lesson on prayer.  We commonly call His teachings “The Lord’s Prayer.”  And the prayer that Jesus gave is a perfect example for us to study and follow as we ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
October 25th, 2022
            Splinters can be aggravating and annoying.  And so too can briers and thorns.  Paul suffered with something he called “a thorn in my flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7).  We do not specifically kn...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
August 9th, 2022
           Daniel is the fourth and final major prophet of the Old Testament.  He prophesied as a captive in Babylon during the Babylonian Exile suffered and endured by Judah.  Some of his prophecy is...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022
July 26th, 2022
           Psalms is the longest book in the Bible as it spans one hundred fifty chapters.  In these chapters, you find a host of themes, emotions, reactions, convictions and worship.  Some of the mor...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
July 5th, 2022
           Samuel is an interesting and large figure in the life of Israel.  He was sort of a transitional figure away from the judges to the monarchy where Saul and later David assumed the throne ove...  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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Monday, May 30, 2022
May 30th, 2022
            Memorial Day is often regarded as the unofficial beginning of summer.  Though the calendar says that summer begins on June 21, the Memorial Day weekend has often been the start signal.  Bu...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
May 19th, 2022
            In Daniel 9, we read the great prayer of confession that Daniel prayed on behalf of the people of Israel. In this prayer, the prophet acknowledged Israel’s sinfulness and rebellion against...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
May 10th, 2022
           I would like to thank you for your prayers and support during the Poland mission trip.  Please continue to pray for our Christians brothers and sisters in Poland and Ukraine.  They need our...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, April 28, 2022
April 28th, 2022
            Today’s message to you will be a bit different.  As some of you know, six of us will be leaving on Sunday evening for our mission trip to Poland.  We learned this morning that we will be w...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Maundy Thursday, April 14, 2022
April 14th, 2022
         It was a grim night.  It was a disturbing night.  It was a confusing night.  Grim because death was in the air and everyone seemed to sense that nothing would ever be the same again. Disturbi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
April 13th, 2022
           In some Bibles, Psalm 70 is called a petition.  And it is.  By my count, there are at least nine different petitions or pleas in this one chapter.  David was asking the LORD to go to work o...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, March 14, 2022
March 14th, 2022
          People are often eager to engage in conversations about the end of time, the last days and the return of Jesus.  Certainly, matters like these are important for anyone to consider and to tak...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, January 20, 2022
January 20th, 2022
          Hannah is a popular name for girls.  It is also a biblical name that we find in I Samuel.  She was the mother of Samuel.  The name Hannah means God’s favor or God’s grace.  She was married t...  Read More
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