Pitfalls

“Like Any Other Man”

In spite of his extraordinary physical strength, Samson was vulnerable, “like any other man.” After this [Samson] loved a woman in the Valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah. And the lords of the Philistines came up to her and said …

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How Long Will You Put It Off?

In Joshua 18:3, Joshua asked the people of Israel a powerful question. “How long will you put off going in to take possession of the land, which the LORD, the God of your fathers, has given you?” The walls of …

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“Let Us Go and Serve Other Gods”

In today’s Bible reading from Deuteronomy 13, Moses warns the people of God about “going after other gods.” Throughout the chapter, he highlights various relationships that can either bring us closer to or pull us further away from God. His message …

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A Spiritual Wellness Check

Today’s Bible reading contains a straightforward, much-needed challenge: Examine yourselves… (2 Cor 13:5) What’s my temperature? Jesus warned in Matthew 24:12 about the love of many growing “cold.” If the Lord were to give me an accurate reading of the …

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You Are a Trespasser

And you, who were dead in your trespasses… (Col 2:13) Sometimes words have a way of leaping off the page at you, even when you’ve read them multiple times before. My latest experience with such a leaping word was “trespasses” …

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