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Jeff Munroe

Jeff Munroe

Jeff Munroe is the editor of the Reformed Journal and, in addition to being the author of the best-selling book Reading Buechner: Exploring the Work of a Master Memoirist, Novelist, Theologian, and Preacher, is also a poet, blogger, and essayist. His work has appeared in Christianity Today, The Christian Century, US Catholic, and The Reformed Journal.
Devotionals

Prodigal Giving

Read: Luke 15:11-32 Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate. (v. 23) The word prodigal has come to mean “wayward,” but the root of the

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The Price of a Soul

Read: Matthew 16:24-28 What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? (v. 26) There is a devastatingly beautiful scene at the end of

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The Floor or the Ceiling?

Read: Leviticus 27:30-33 Every tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the trees, is the Lord’s. (v. 30) Tithing was common practice

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Gratitude and Joy!

Read: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 God loves a cheerful giver. (v. 7) I keep this quote from the theologian Karl Barth on my desk: “Gratitude follows grace like thunder lightning.” Everything I

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Give like the Macedonians

Read: 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem. (v. 4 NLT) I once had a wealthy

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Leave Something Behind

Read: Deuteronomy 24:19-22 You shall not go back to get it. (v. 19) My wife and I have been married for more than 30 years, and I suppose for any couple

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Send It Ahead

Read: Matthew 6:19-34 Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth. (v. 19) My wife and I lived in the Netherlands from 2009 to 2010. When we decided to return

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The Man Who Couldn’t Let Go

Read: Mark 10:17-31 Sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me. (v. 21) One of the problems with

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