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Panic and Depression; August 19, 2019


Psalm 77:12 I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. We don’t know what situation the Psalmist was encountering, but the first nine verses indicate it was severe enough to get him pretty depressed. His … Continue reading

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Hope; August 4, 2019


Psalm 42:11 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. This refrain, repeated from verse 5 and repeated again in … Continue reading

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Letting God be God; April 17, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. After a full chapter … Continue reading

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Thought Life; September 17, 2018


Romans 13:14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. I don’t know the turn of phrase in the Greek, but the Japanese says, “Don’t use … Continue reading

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Praise and Worship; October 28, 2017


Psalm 57:7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music. I think this is a pretty clear example of what the Word/Faith people would call a positive confession. To this point David … Continue reading

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Growing Faith; October 15, 2017


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. The … Continue reading

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Encouragement; July 18, 2017


1 Kings 19:18 “Yet I reserve seven thousand in Israel—all whose knees have not bowed down to Baal and all whose mouths have not kissed him.” This is an enormously encouraging passage for many pastors, especially those who are distressed … Continue reading

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