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Posts about the Minor Prophets

For the past several months, most of the A Bible A Day posts have been about the minor prophets.  Recall that they are called “minor” not because their prophecy is insignificant, but because their books are short! Though more posts may be added in the future, there are no more planned at this time.  See […]

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Worshiping Work

In the post, “Is Self-sufficiency Your Strength?” it was suggested that some people effectively turn their own strength into their god.  A related consideration is work. Do you worship your work?  Of course you would say “no.”  But consider that what you make sacrifices for is that which is important to you.  Do you make […]

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Is Self-sufficiency Your Strength?

To be self-sufficient is to not require outside aid, support, or interaction for survival.  It is a primary intent of much of today’s Western culture.  A Google search for “self-sufficient” produced 13.7 million matches.  Self-sufficiency is truly a big deal — and unfortunately, a prideful goal that produces a false sense of security. Consider what […]

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Wait For It

A reoccurring gag in sitcoms is what I call the “wait for it” bit. It goes like this: Something that is expected to occur doesn’t.  With a knowing look, one character confidently states, “Wait for it.”  There is a suitable pause, and then it occurs just as predicted — the audience expresses their relief and […]