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About sbk

I am a follower of Jesus. I've been blessed with 33+ years of marriage to my best friend, Celeste. We have two adult sons, two daughters-in-law, a daughter in high school, and two grandsons. I am part of an awesome family of God: Grace Church in Wooster, Ohio.

October 18: Someday

Read Zechariah 12:1-14 A few years ago over Memorial Day weekend, our family got away for a few days with family in Kentucky. In the midst of an upscale housing development spread across rolling hills, we noticed a beautiful home … Continue reading

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October 17: At What Price?

Read Zechariah 11:1-17 What is the Savior worth to you? I’m sure you agree that it is impossible to attach a monetary value to Him. According to 1 Peter 1:18, 19, the value of His blood is greater than that of … Continue reading

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October 16: Family Reunion

Read Zechariah 10:1-12 “It is so good to see you!” “Timmy, is that you? I can’t believe how much you have grown!” “How was your year?” “I can’t wait to eat some of Aunt Sarah’s gooseberry pie!” “I’m stuffed!” “Are … Continue reading

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October 15: The Donkey King

Read Zechariah 9:1-17 A donkey is not the kind of animal that commands respect.  Its appearance often causes people to use words like “cute” rather than “powerful.”  Its braying often evokes laughter instead of fear.  Those realities make it an … Continue reading

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October 14: Blessed Days Ahead

Read Zechariah 8:1-23 Better days . . . Scratch that . . . Blessed days were ahead for God’s people. Just think about what God promised them . . . He would dwell in Jerusalem (v. 3). People would grow … Continue reading

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October 13: To Fast Or Not To Fast

Read Zechariah 7:1-14 Zechariah 7 introduces for us the subject of fasting. The people of Bethel wanted to know if they should fast as they had done for years. Now that things were going better in Israel, did they really need … Continue reading

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October 12: His Sovereign Control

Read Zechariah 6:1-15 The interpretive challenges of the Scriptures . . . particularly the prophetic books of the Old Testament . . . can seem almost impossible at times. The symbolic language of multi-colored horses headed north and south to … Continue reading

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