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Emotions; November 12, 2022


Jeremiah 31:13-14 “Then maidens will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow. I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and … Continue reading

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Christ Alone; November 4, 2022


Isaiah 61:3 “…and provide for those who grieve in Zion– to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They … Continue reading

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Singing; September 17, 2022


Psalm 104:33-34 I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the Lord. The thoughts expressed here … Continue reading

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Turning to God; August 16, 2022


Psalm 28:7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. In several of his Psalms David starts … Continue reading

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Emotions; July 28, 2022


Ezra 3:13 No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away. Strong emotions can indeed become hard to distinguish, … Continue reading

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Expectations; May 14, 2022


Luke 24:20-21 “The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;┬ábut we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel.” We can be blinded by all … Continue reading

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Depression; March 19, 2022


Psalm 42:1-2 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Verse one is used as … Continue reading

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Depression; December 2, 2021


Psalm 42:8 By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me– a prayer to the God of my life. Depression is a strange thing. Its origins can be complex, involving both physical factors and circumstantial … Continue reading

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Sorrow to Joy; November 30, 2021


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. This … Continue reading

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Depression; November 14, 2021


Revelation 8:3-4 Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne. The smoke of the … Continue reading

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