Author Archives: Ed T

April 15: Overcoming Busyness with Delegation

Read Exodus 18:14-26 Fame has its challenges.  God had shown the Israelites through many signs and miracles that Moses was God’s representative.  Moses and God spoke to one another, which is enough to make anyone famous!  So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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April 11: Overcoming Busyness with Diligence

Read Prov 20:4 and Prov 10:4 Don’t let the harsh language of the two verses in today’s reading fool you.  I tend to read verses like these and think, well, I’m not lazy, or, I’m not a sluggard, so this … Continue reading

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April 10: Overcoming Busyness with Rest

Read Genesis 1:1 – 2:3 : As I write this, I’m sitting in my favorite chair in my bedroom overlooking a wooded valley with a creek.  The window next to me is open and there is a gentle 70 degree breeze … Continue reading

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March 23: Raised With Christ!

Colossians 3:1-17 Imagine for a moment that you had some kind of serious disease and the physicians were not very sure that you would survive.  After a course of treatment however, your doctor comes into the room and tells you … Continue reading

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March 15 – All for One

Read Philippians 1:27-2:18 If anyone ever had reason to complain, Jesus did.  He was given a task by the Father; to lay down the splendor and blessing of heaven to come to Earth.  As if that weren’t bad enough, Jesus’ … Continue reading

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March 11 – Submission to Authority

Read Ephesians 6:1-9 You may have heard it mentioned by skeptics of Christianity that the God of the bible approves of slavery and that any God who would approve of slavery is not a God who should be followed or … Continue reading

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March 4, 2016 – Slide Tackled in the Faith

Read Galatians 5 : Have you ever watched a slide tackle on soccer?  An offensive player, usually running with the ball is suddenly tripped up when their opponent slides into them, usually from the side causing them to stumble, fall, … Continue reading

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Feb 23 – Love Means Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Read 1 John 2:1-11 : In our current series we are looking at what the bible has to say about love in the context of marriage.  To be honest, 1 John 2 really doesn’t seem to have much to do with … Continue reading

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Feb 16 – Love Changes Things

Read Song of Solomon 2:1 – 3:5 Have you noticed, when a young couple fall in love, that it changes them?  Often there is a glow about them, and you may notice that they draw away a bit from friends … Continue reading

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Jan 13 – Sometimes Peace is Not the Plan

Read  Matt 10:34-39  and  John 16:33 Thinking about it in human terms, it must have been difficult for Jesus to imagine being betrayed by his friends.  He, and He alone knew full scope of what was about to happen and … Continue reading

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