Lord, by your hand, by your grace, you have rescued me. In your infinite love, you saw fit to make yourself known to me. You coaxed me from an awareness of your son Jesus, to a personal relationship with him. Thank you for placing people in my life who mentored me, who patiently taught me […]
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Help me not to get caught up in senseless arguments. Suppress my desire to win an argument. Fill me with your wisdom so that my words speak eternity and hope to those who wander in darkness.
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Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and to keep the LORD’S commandments and His statutes which I am […]
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Why do I listen to what others say about me and not what you say about me dear God? You intimately know me and who I am. You know my every move, my thoughts, and my faults. You created me, made me who I am, brought me to this point in my life. While others […]
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Torrents of rain saturate my body. A furious, cold wind chills me to the bone. Storm clouds above mask the light. A world of bitterness and brokenness encroaches on me. Yet you surround me like a fortress dear God. You are faithful and true. In you I trust dear Lord. Under your wing I find […]
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This morning I praise you God for your love and care, for being in my life. Thank you for the grace your shower on me each day, for your healing touch. I praise you for your righteousness, your faithfulness through the generations. Thank you for the forgiveness you offer—salvation through Jesus Christ. I am grateful […]
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Bitterness can taint our attitude about so many things in life. When we are bitter in spirit as David’s men were, it can cause us to be angry with people and lash out at them for even minor injustices.
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Without this proper orientation toward God at the beginning of the day, we are likely to not see his hand at work in our lives during the day. We are more likely to focus on the bad things that occur and miss opportunities to join God in his work.
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The rich man seemed sincere in his pursuit of eternal life. He seemed to want a heart for God, but he is misguided in his method of obtaining it. Unlike the Pharisees who seem intent on proving Jesus wrong, this man appears to want a heart after God.
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In these final moments of her life I longed for her to know the peace of Christ, but she would not have it. I hoped that in some way I was able to at least help her experience the love of God just by sitting with her and listening to her.
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