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Dave and Beth Weikel
I Adore My Lord
Interests: I love to study the Word and apply it to everyday situations, have discussions with others about things that matter, spend time working out with friends and my husband, and travel to discover new places and see God's creation throughout the world.
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“I will bow down…and give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth; for You have magnified Your word according to Your name. On the day I called, You did answer me; You made me bold with strength... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at by His design
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“Thus says the Lord, ‘A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted…because they are no more’” (Jeremiah 31:20). It’s happened again in our land: tragedy and terror... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2013 at by His design
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When angry, we have choices. We can “put it away” after we’ve told God about it and asked for His help, and thereby avoid “bitterness, wrath, slander, malice, and clamor,” then act on the truth that God has overlooked our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at by His design
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I heard a verse mentioned in church, recently, while listening about what it means to love as Jesus loves me. It talked about anger and how to be still. Psalm 4:4 offers this admonition, “Be angry [or stand in awe]... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at by His design
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“For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ; who will transform the body of our humble state into conformity with the body of His glory, by the exertion of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2013 at by His design
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“Beware of the dogs…the evil workers, the false circumcision; for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God…glory in Jesus, and put no confidence in the flesh, although I myself might have confidence even in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at by His design
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“Finally, brethren, whatever is true…honorable…right…pure…lovely…of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things. The things you have heard and seen in me, practice these things; and the God... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2013 at by His design
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“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your forebearing spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at by His design
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“Do everything readily and cheerfully—no bickering, no second-guessing allowed! Go out into the world uncorrupted, a breath of fresh air in this squalid and polluted society. Provide people with a glimpse of good living and the living God. Carry the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at by His design
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Don’t you think conflict often arises from competition? “I’m better… I know more…and I’ll prove it.” Paul’s writings put the brakes on that kind of comparison. “If therefore there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at by His design
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“In the last days…many peoples will come and say, ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord…that He may teach us concerning His ways, and that we may walk in His paths… And He will judge between... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at by His design
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“according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ shall even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or death. For to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at by His design
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I love how the Bible uses word pictures. In Psalm 18 David uses images for God’s protection—“my fortress, my shield, my stronghold, my rock in whom I take refuge, my deliverer. He calls the Lord his “strength and the horn... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at by His design
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When was the first time you realized you weren’t all there is? Was it when, as a pre-schooler, an older sibling snatched back a toy you had claimed for your own? We have grainy home movies of my slightly older... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at by His design
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What do you do when you’re surrounded and don’t see a way out? It might be in finances, in relationships, in a job situation, or a combination of circumstances that has you walled in. Elisha, the prophet and “man of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at by His design
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“At this also my heart trembles, and leaps from its place…God thunders with His voice wondrously, doing great things which we cannot comprehend” (Job 37:1, 5 NASB). Mindful that I’m a day over my self-imposed deadline, I’m anxiously imagining many... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at by His design
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“And He came home, and the multitude gathered again, to such an extent that they could not even eat a meal. And when His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him, for they were... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at by His design
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“…He entered into the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand. And they were watching Him to see if He would heal on the Sabbath, in order that they might accuse Him” (Mark 3:1-2). When reading the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2013 at by His design
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“O God of my praise, do not be silent! For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me. They have spoken against me with a lying tongue. They have surrounded me with words of hatred and fought against... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at by His design
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The story surrounding the birth of Jesus would not be complete without mentioning one of my favorite episodes: Simeon and Anna. These two dear elderly people served God in the Temple waiting for His Messiah. Their faith was every bit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2012 at by His design
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Dec 20, 2012
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Shepherds and Kings, what could they possibly have in common? Only for the fact the Christ child came, without a ticker tape parade or multi-million dollar campaign, to be born in a stable to a young couple far from family... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2012 at by His design
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What do you remember at Christmas time, and what do you anticipate? Does either have to do with the promises of God? Who or what are you worshipping this Christmas? Will the object of your worship fade when the bills... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at by His design
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“And this is the judgment, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their deeds were evil (John 3:19). “There are those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at by His design
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“In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not comprehend it” (John 1:4-5). And this is the message we have heard from Him and announce... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at by His design