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Gratitude

Storing Up

Storing Up

“They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is...

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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 1:17) It was hardly surprising how deeply...

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Stellar

Stellar

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house the saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him.”  (Matthew 2:10–11) The wise men...

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Morning Time

Morning Time

“O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice…” (Psalm 5:3) I wake with weariness and wonder where to find strength for the mountain-sized tasks looming ahead. Feet to the floor, eyes puffy and limbs...

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Well Worth It

Well Worth It

"My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord." (Psalm 145:21) It is always a good idea to come into the Lord’s presence with an armload of praise. He has filled our lives with his presence, and we are...

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Broad Place

Broad Place

“I call upon the Lord who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.” (Psalm 18:3) Amazing concept, this mysterious gift of an invitation to call on God whenever we desire. We have no...

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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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