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Resolved to Read

  New Year’s resolutions. Is Bible reading included in yours?     I’m aiming for more Bible reading than last year Don’t need a resolution, I already read the Bible I don’t make resolutions There’s no doubt that Bible reading will … Continue reading

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Disciplined Blessings

About 35 years ago, handy hubby and I bought our first new car. It was the bottom-of-the-line model, but a big step up for us. We were elated. At the same time, an acquaintance bought his daughter a nicer new … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Wisdom

  Proverbs 19:20 (NIV) Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.    Really, God? Can’t I just skip over the discipline part and go straight to wise?  [sigh]    

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Whole Day of Discipline

  Exodus 20:8 (NIV) Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.      Hmmm. Not just the one-hour worship service. The whole day, a holy day.

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My Undisciplined Worship

    Me during the worship service:     Thank you, Lord, for my many blessings. Gee, my shoes need to be polished. Forgive my trespasses. I’m cold. Should have worn my sweater. We need to buy milk on the … Continue reading

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God & Me – Worship & Discipline

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The Discipline of Worship

    I can’t say it better than William Temple:     “To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Worship

    Is there a place for discipline in worship?   It’s all about staying awake That’s how legalism gets started It keeps the mind from wandering The undisciplined mind lacks focus. Thoughts flit about willy-nilly. Worship focuses God. It … Continue reading

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Church Discipline

The word discipline means teaching, learning; disciple means pupil. Church discipline, then, involves teaching and learning about God, in the company of other believers–children of the Father, followers of Christ, pupils of the Holy Spirit.     Each of us is … Continue reading

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Discipline-Gotta Love It!

  Discipline – my one word for 2015. Hebrews 12:6 (ESV) For the Lord disciplines the one he loves.     Lord knows, I am loved. How about you?    

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