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Purpose

Five More

Five More

“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a...

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Becoming

Becoming

“But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14) As...

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All Praise

All Praise

“Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, ‘How awesome are your deeds…All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing...

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Undivided Attention

Undivided Attention

“For they preach but do not practice…they do all their deeds to be seen by others.” (Matthew 23:3,5) Jesus is not exactly overwhelmed by our positions in society or the power that we wield or the words...

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Clear Path

Clear Path

“But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’” (Luke 12:20) I would hate to think that God would look at how I spend my days...

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In the Very Place You Find Yourself

In the Very Place You Find Yourself

“If there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (Philippians 4:8) Worrisome Scenarios Charging like a thoroughbred ‘round a racetrack, our thoughts hurl...

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In Real Time

In Real Time

“The LORD repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!” (Ruth 2:12) Leaving what is comfortable and...

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Far Greater

Far Greater

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?” Jeremiah 32:27 For the past few years our family has chosen the first week in January to gather together and share our “Word...

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Feast

Feast

“And he kept giving them to the disciples to set before the people.” (Luke 9:16 NAS) Such a familiar narrative, this feeding of five thousand hungry men and their needy families perched on a mountainside...

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Over Land Over Sea

Over Land Over Sea

“Thus says the LORD: ‘Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he...

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Preserve

Preserve

“Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.” (Psalms 16:1) Life preserver! Flawless picture of our God and how he encircles us with his own life-saving reinforcement. Though “preserve” seems like an...

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Price Tag

Price Tag

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness and patience, bearing with one another, and if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each...

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