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Courage

Tiptoe

Tiptoe

“But as for me, my prayer is to you, O LORD. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.” (Psalm 69:13) I pause at the ocean’s edge of...

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Christmas Time

Christmas Time

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest.” (Luke 2:13-14) It’s Christmas time, and your heart should be cheerful and...

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Improbable

Improbable

“Before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 1:18) Christmas is the outlandish pronouncement that God majors in the miraculous! The details of the Christmas...

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As We Go

As We Go

“Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved!” (Psalm 80:3) Show us your face Lord, as we fly across the world to stand before your children in another land, children whom you love...

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What is Good3

What is Good3

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 At a time in history when it seemed that...

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What is Good

What is Good

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 At a time in history when it seemed that...

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Gladness

Gladness

“But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy!” (Psalm 68:3) Possibly this might not be the time for gladness. Fear has sunk its fangs deep; malaise has...

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Giving Out

Giving Out

“And she went and did as Elijah said. And she and her household ate for many days. The jar of flour was not spent, neither did the jug of oil become empty according to the Word of the LORD that he spoke...

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Not So Much

Not So Much

“I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad.” (Psalm 34:1-2) Some mornings the birds sing a...

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Peace Treaty

Peace Treaty

“Peace, I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (John 14:27) Christ arrived on planet earth with...

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Spill Over

Spill Over

“On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, ‘Let us go across to the other side.’” (Mark 4:35) Of course, you could sleep. The water filling the boat would not terrify you. From your viewpoint,...

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Right By Our Side

Right By Our Side

“Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” (Mark 4:38) Do Something Quick We sound just like that boatload of wet, weary disciples whenever self-pity takes up residence, and fear moves in as our...

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