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Laziness and Poverty

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), June 2 The sluggard first appears in the Proverbs with a warning, “Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise” (6:6). “How long will you slumber, O sluggard? When will you rise from your sleep? A...

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Mirror To The Heart

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), June 1 “The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe” (Prov. 18:10). The unrighteous, however, run everywhere else for security (sex, sleep, laziness, food, gossip, lying,...

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Freedom of Speech

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 31 The most powerful weapon for evil or instrument for good weighs between 2-3 ounces and takes up 3-4 inches of a person’s entire body mass. Its impact far belies its tiny size. What instrument/weapon is...

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The 1 %-ers

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 30 Solomon is born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Succeeding his father to the throne brings him more wealth than he ever dreamed. Yet Solomon does not live unaware of the dangers that accompany wealth....

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A World of Contrasts

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 29 Cain and Abel demonstrate two ways of walking—the way of folly and the way of wisdom. Abel fears the Lord; Cain does not. Abel understands that God may only be approached through the substitutionary death...

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God Awareness

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 28 “For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and He ponders all his paths” (Prov. 5:21). God-awareness brings sobriety to every situation and every relationship. God-awareness differentiates...

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Guard Your Heart

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 27 From childhood contemporary man is conditioned to follow his heart. For example, the elders in The Land Before Time told their dinosaur children, "Follow your heart." The heart, however, cannot be...

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Wisdom Gone Viral

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 26 Solomon’s wisdom went viral before the existence of social media, “And men of all nations, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom, came to hear the wisdom of Solomon” (1 Kings 4:34)....

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God’s Role for Israel

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 25 When God blessed Abram, He blessed the world, “And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed” (Gen. 12:3). It is through the nation of Israel that God’s gives the promises regarding the coming...

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A Building or a Haven?

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 24 A conditional promise accompanies the inauguration of Solomon’s temple. Lest Solomon or Israel think that having a temple will ensure God’s presence regardless of the people’s behavior, the LORD warns,...

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Out With The Old, In With The New

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 22 The furnishings made for the Tent of Meeting by the craftsmen under Moses’ leadership are nearly five hundred years old and probably a bit shabby when Solomon builds the temple. A new temple requires new...

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A Place With A Past

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 21 “And the temple which I build will be great, for our God is greater than all gods. But who is able to build Him a temple, since heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Him?” (2 Chron. 2:5-6). God...

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Wisdom and Bible Literacy

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 20 "Now, O Lord my God, You have made Your servant king instead of my father David, but I am a little child; I do not know how go out or come in . . . . Therefore give to Your servant an understanding heart...

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Review, Review, Review

The One Year Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 18 Israel’s forefathers passed down their history to their children’s children. They were committed to Bible literacy, “What we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us . . . we will not hide . . ....

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Assessing the Wealth of the Wicked

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 17 Prosperity, possessions, and position often “pad the nests” of the wealthy and prevent them from experiencing the struggles faced by those without such advantages. The writer of Psalm 73 finds himself...

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Songs Leave Fingerprints

The One Year® Chronological Bible, NKJV (Tyndale, 2013), May 16 Before David passes the baton of leadership to Solomon, he prepares Israel to become a community of worshipers by separating the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to “prophesy with harps, stringed...

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