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Success Can Be Perilous

Jon Bloom

We are never more vulnerable to sin than when we are successful, admired by others, and prosperous, as King David tragically discovered

It was spring again. David once had loved warm, fragrant spring afternoons on the palace roof. But this…

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Hopeful Post-Christmas Melancholy

Jon Bloom

Each year Christmas night finds members of my family feeling some melancholy. After weeks of anticipation, the Christmas celebrations have flashed by us and are suddenly gone. And we’re left standing, watching the Christmas taillights and music fade into the…

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Joseph: (Un)Planned Detours

Jon Bloom

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps” (Proverbs 16:9)

As Jesus’ earthly father, Joseph, discovered in Matthew 1-2, that’s just another way of saying that when your plans are detoured and redirected, you find…

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Joseph: (Un)Planned Detours

Jon Bloom

"The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps" (Proverbs 16:9). As Jesus' earthly father, Joseph, discovered in Matthew 1-2, that's just another way of saying that when your plans are detoured and redirected, you find…

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Demas and Mark

Jon Bloom

What happened to Demas

We don’t know. All we know is that some of the last words the Apostle Paul wrote before his Roman execution expressed a heartbreak: “Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone…

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