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More Desirable

More Desirable

“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.” (Proverbs 22:1) As a young man, my father attended a funeral of an old family friend at St. Margaret’s in...

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Matters

Matters

“Weeping may tarry for the night.” (Psalm 30:5) It matters that they lived, regardless how short the span. It matters on a scale of enormous significance that your friends’ loved ones drew breath for a...

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Capes and All

Capes and All

“Blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodguilt and from avenging myself with my own hand.” (I Samuel 25:33) My mother Pamela lived by some incredible truths:...

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Ironclad

Ironclad

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?” Jeremiah 32:27 The ironclad door will not budge, its hinges immobile and unresponsive to my incessant barrage. Resolved, I...

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Routinely

Routinely

“Sing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.” Isaiah 12:5 The cardinal fluttered by on Friday and settled for a smidgeon the garden fence, its royal red...

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Presence

Presence

“He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.” (Psalm 91:4) The gray sky sagged over the ocean as if burdened by its bundles of...

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Need This

Need This

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”   (James 1:5-6) Inside the Storehouse One succinct promise trickling like a small...

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Perfection Not Required

Perfection Not Required

“The Teacher is here and is calling for you.” (John 11:28) Right Where We Are What do you suppose followers of Christ need to look and act like? Is obedience and surrender part of their identity? Are...

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Covering

Covering

“He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light by night. They asked, and he brought quail, and gave them bread from heaven in abundance.” (Psalm 105:39-40) This psalm erupts like a volcano of...

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Most of All

Most of All

“To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be...

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Guide

Guide

“As is your name, O God, so is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness. Let Mount Zion be glad, let the daughters of Judah rejoice because of your judgments. Walk...

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Speak

Speak

“Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am he.” (John 4:26) Jesus, you grab our attention and startle us as the one speaking directly to us in the midst of an ordinary day. You are the “I am he”...

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