Tag Archives: God’s grace

Ordinary Blessings; November 28, 2022


Luke 1:14 “He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth.” We have the record of the fulfillment of the last part of this verse in verse 58 of this very chapter, … Continue reading

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Giving God Credit; October 22, 2022


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. This chapter has a number of very deep statements, making it difficult to isolate one for meditation. Verse two – “You will … Continue reading

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Enjoying Life; October 17, 2022


Ecclesiastes 11:8 However many years a man may live, let him enjoy them all. But let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything to come is meaningless. I find myself very relieved that this is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow; October 12, 2022


Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. This immediately brings to mind the extremely similar passage in James 4:13-16. The point is, as this verse says explicitly, that we … Continue reading

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Joy; October 3, 2022


Psalm 149:4-5 For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation. Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds. When the NIV says, “rejoice in this honor,” (the Japanese … Continue reading

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Deep Grace; September 23, 2022


Psalm 109:21 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me. Reading the last third of this Psalm I was sure it was by David, even before … Continue reading

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Seeking God; September 18, 2022


Psalm 105:2-4 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; September 5, 2022


Psalm 81:10 I am the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. I can’t read this verse without remembering the story of the dentist who took the last … Continue reading

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Recognizing God; September 2, 2022


Psalm 68:19 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Several parts of this Psalm have been set to music, but as famous as this verse is, I don’t off hand know a musical … Continue reading

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Dealing with Sin; August 27, 2022


Psalm 51:10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. This Psalm is certainly one of the most famous, and for excellent reason. As the response to Nathan having confronted David over his … Continue reading

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