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The Joy of the Lord; August 30, 2022


Psalm 65:8 Those living far away fear your wonders; where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy. There is no limit to God, and so no limit to His influence or to how His creation should … Continue reading

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Praising God; August 17, 2022


Psalm 30:11-12 You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to you and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever. The musical … Continue reading

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Happiness; July 15, 2022


Deuteronomy 26:11 And you and the Levites and the aliens among you shall rejoice in all the good things the Lord your God has given to you and your household. It seems clear to me that “rejoice” here might be … Continue reading

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Work Ethic; July 12, 2022


Deuteronomy 12:18 You are to rejoice before the Lord your God in everything you put your hand to. I think this is one of the most delightful commands in the whole Bible! In a sense it is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Purpose; June 10, 2022


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. It is no accident that the binding of my Bible is broken at this point, with … Continue reading

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Gratitude; May 5, 2022


Jeremiah 29:7 “Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” Two things here. One is that, as … Continue reading

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JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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The Secret to Happiness; February 7, 2022


Philippians 4:12-13 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living … Continue reading

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Commitment; January 4, 2022


Matt 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. Jesus’ level of dedication is shown by far more than what we call Passion Week. Here, He had just heard of … Continue reading

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God’s Supply; October 7, 2021


Romans 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all–how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? It’s very easy to understand why this is my wife’s favorite … Continue reading

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