Monthly Archives: February 2012

February 28: destiny (Numbers 24-27; 1 Corinthians 13)

I read the four chapters from Numbers and one verse stands out for me: Numbers 25:17. Treat the Midianites as enemies and kill them. In the book of Numbers, I am learning that the God of Israel is a jealous … Continue reading

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February 27: God uses (Numbers 21-23; Mark 6-7)

[If you have been following this blog, you are seeing a pattern emerge that indicates something about my schedule. Sundays are typically a day when I do not get a reflection posted. Mondays tend to be a morning when my … Continue reading

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February 25: seeds (Numbers 17-18; Psalm 29; Mark 4)

Seeds are amazing. By looking at a seed, it is impossible to know exactly what that seed has the potential to become. And yet within the seed are the essentials of what it will become. All that is necessary is … Continue reading

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February 24: believe (Numbers 14-16; Mark 3)

What do we believe? Either the people would believe that God is the God he says he is and then they will stand on the promise of a new land OR God is a fraud and it is Moses who … Continue reading

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February 23: another way (Numbers 12-13; Psalm 90; Mark 2)

As I’m reading, I am thinking about how different God’s way is. To accept God’s way is not an easier way. The land before them was flowing with milk and honey. God’s promise was real. The first scouts were able … Continue reading

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February 22: wait (Numbers 10-11; Psalm 27; Mark 1)

“Thank you for your patience.” I’ve heard those words countless times when I was expected to wait. My immediate thought to such words is “you have no idea how little patience I have right now.” Whining and complaining come easy … Continue reading

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February 21: beginning (Numbers 8-9; Acts 28)

He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ – with all boldness and without hindrance. With these words, the book of Acts comes to an end. What happens next? Luke does not tell us. Will … Continue reading

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