Sunday Praise

Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises. Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody. With trumpets and the sound of the horn Shout joyfully before the King, the LORD. – Psalm 98:4-6 (NASB)

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Friday Faith

“But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” declares the LORD, “I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. – Jeremiah 31:33 (NASB)

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Abiding in God Under Pressure

So many words I wanted to say, hurtful words, as he lashed out at me. Yet something inside constrained me. It was just another encounter with him screaming at me, trying to get me to lash out at him. But for some reason I remained calm; for some reason I could see that this man […]

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Your Forever Home

There is a place we call home. A place with our name on an address. It is our little square of the planet. Some have larger squares than others, but ultimately it is just dirt beneath our feet. The Pslamist reminds us in Psalm 49:11-12: “Their inner thought is that their houses are forever And […]

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A Heart to Heart With Dad

“Strike two!” The umpire yells. I just want to get on base for once. “Wait for the pitch,” the coach yells. I try to restrain myself, but I can’t hold back on the next pitch. I swing and feel the ball clip the bat, then rise toward the sky.

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Friday Faith

Then Moses said to Aaron, “It is what the LORD spoke, saying, ‘By those who come near Me I will be treated as holy, And before all the people I will be honored.’” So Aaron, therefore, kept silent. – Leviticus 10:3 (NASB)

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The Fragrance of Grace

What a scene it must have been. There Jesus is dining with Lazarus, the man he has just raised from the dead. “Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair (John 12:3, NASB).” The verse goes on to […]

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