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Gratitude

Doorways

Doorways

"Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him." (Psalm 68:4) My grandmother owned an enormous bunch of curiously...

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Leaves Behind

Leaves Behind

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” (James...

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One of Ten

One of Ten

“Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks.” (Luke 17:15-16) All ten men “stood at a...

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Briefly4

Briefly4

“O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens…when I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and stars, which you have set in...

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In the Making

In the Making

“But the steadfast love of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children, to those who keep his covenant and remember to do his...

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Every Day

Every Day

“Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever.” (Psalm 145:2) Every day means even today—perhaps especially today—when the toilet is clogged, the roof is leaking, the internet has...

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First Call

First Call

“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.” (Psalm 143:8) At the outset, before I enter into conversation with...

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Immersed

Immersed

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” (Romans 15:13)...

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Helicopter Hymn

Helicopter Hymn

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. (Isaiah 26:3) I discovered growing up that if my father learned of someone with a particular need, he would stand...

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Assignment

Assignment

“You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.” (Matthew 4:10) This concise phrase pops off the page like a prescription for the year ahead as clearly as if a physician had jotted a...

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Expressions

Expressions

“Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!”            (Psalm 105:1) “Oh give thanks to the Lord...” First and foremost, before we attempt to ask or seek or...

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One Friday

One Friday

One Friday Soldiers scourgingTwisting thornsPiercing crownPurple gownRidicule SlappingBashingShoving deityMeanestMockery GuiltlessFaultlessSinlessLambCondemned Man’s...

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