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Joe Barnett

A Word From Joe Barnett

This site is about words.
First, about God’s authoritative, inspired Word.
Second, about my non-authoritative, non-inspired words—nevertheless, written in hope that they will encourage those who read them, and above all that they will point the reader to God’s Word.

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  • Today’s Walk in the Word. A brief devotional that appears Monday through Friday. Each entry is based on a single verse of Scripture, followed by my comments related to it, and ending with a summary aphorism. To access the latest devotional click on "Today’s Walk in the Word" below. To access previous messages click on "Archives/A Walk in the Word" in the top menu.
  • On My Mind. Messages on varied topics that appear on this site at least once a month. To access the latest entry click on "On My Mind" below. To access previous messages click on "Archives/On My Mind" in the top menu.

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Today's Walk in the Word

The Great Physician

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.               —Psalm 147:3 You try to convince yourself that what brought you to the physician’s waiting room isn’t serious—all the while thinking it may be. Stripped of your bravado, most of your clothes, and all of your dignity, you wait. …

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Follow the Maintenance Manual

I trust in your word.    —Psalm 119:42 Irv Gordon got his spot in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1998 when his 1966 Volvo clocked 1.69 million miles—the most ever driven by a single owner of a non-commercial vehicle. But Irv wasn’t done: in 2013, his Volvo’s odometer hit its 3-millionth mile. He …

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Stay in the Game

They will still bear fruit in old age.                        —Psalm 92:14 Change! Youth is too eager for it; older folks are too resistant to it. Young people will change careers with less concern than the elderly will change what they have for breakfast. Everyone knows …

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Keep Growing

Grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ.        —Ephesians 4:15 I always asked Larry the same question: “How are you?” He always gave the same answer: “As well as can be expected for an old man.” Larry thought like an old man. Moved like an old man. …

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Get with It

While it is daytime, we must continue doing the work of the One who sent me.                               —John 9:4 I had a college classmate who had enrolled to equip himself to be a preacher. He bought all the books and attended …

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Your Life Calendar

Teach us to number our days.              —Psalm 90:12 As of this writing, the average life expectancy in the US is 78.4 years. Compressing that to a twelve-month calendar, if you are thirty years old, it is April 18; if you are fifty, July 21; if you are sixty-five, October …

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Today's Walk in the Word

A brief devotional that appears Monday through Friday. Each entry is based on a single verse of Scripture, followed by my comments and ending with a summary aphorism. 


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