Posts by Jeff Lampl

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Deuteronomy 8:10-20

by Jeff Lampl

Thursday, November 23, 2017 Jeff Lampl This passage from Deuteronomy 8 is in my view one of the most powerful passages in the Bible.  Moses tells his very, very blessed people never to forget the source of their blessings.   I have often turned this passage into an extended prayer of gratitude which leaves me recognizing […]

Prayer of Thanksgiving

by Jeff Lampl

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Jeff Lampl Today’s prayer is one that had meant a lot to me over the years.   The Apostle Paul is writing to Christ Followers in the town of Philippi and telling them how much they mean to him.   I have frequently paraphrased what he writes in the form of a prayer […]

Superhuman by Habit

by Jeff Lampl

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Jeff Lampl “physical exercise has some value, but godliness is valuable in every way.  It holds promise for the present life and for the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8 I do think exercise is a magic bullet.  After our Chicken Soup for the Senior Soul Thanksgiving Luncheon today I was feeling […]

The Star

by Jeff Lampl

Monday, November 20, 2017 Jeff Lampl “Someday you will be old enough to start reading (children’s stories) again.”    C.S. Lewis On Saturday Kathy and I took our 3 and 5 year-old granddaughters to see the movie, The Star.    I was moved to tears.  If you can handle details of the Christmas story being changed and […]

“When You Pray God Always Hears Gladly and Responds Perfectly”

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The Sabbath Sunday, November 19, 2017 Jeff Lampl “When You Pray God Always Hears Gladly and Responds Perfectly” King Darius, live forever!  We presidents, governors, counselors, and deputies have unanimously decided that you should make a law, irrevocable under any circumstance, that for the next thirty days anyone who asks a favor of God or […]

On a Wing and a Prayer – Philadelphia Eagles

by Jeff Lampl

Saturday, November 18, 2017 Jeff Lampl On a wing and a prayer: Several Eagles feel their shared faith has played a large role in their on-field success Watch Eagles WR Marcus Johnson talk about his faith and getting baptized. Dear CLC Family, Whether you are a football fan or not, whether you are an Eagles […]

Who Am I?

by Jeff Lampl

Friday, November 17, 2017 Jeff Lampl “This very obvious fact – that each generation is taught by an earlier generation – must be kept very firmly in mind.  No generation can bequeath to its successor what it has not got . . . if we are skeptical we shall teach only skepticism to our children, […]

Even in a Cage, a Bird Still Sings

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Jeff Lampl Even in a Cage, a Bird Still Sings One of our sons sings in a choir.  On Sunday the choir sang these lyrics. “I am determined to be invincible Till He has finished his purpose in me And nothing shall shake me for He’ll never forsake me. I am […]

Divine Time Management

by Jeff Lampl

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Jeff Lampl Divine Time Management The Joy of Trusting God’s Loving Plans for You  In Elizabeth Grace Saunders’ new book,  Divine Time Management, she writes, “The ultimate goal of time management should not be achievement or getting things done. Instead, it should be about creating the freedom to do the Lord’s […]

A Different Kind of Story about Daniel 3:18

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Jeff Lampl A Different kind of Story about Daniel 3:18 “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king.  But even if he does not, we want you to know, O […]