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Praise and Obedience; September 27, 2022


Psalm 119:108 Accept, O Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. Verse 105 is insightful and has been set to music numbers of times, but this verse strikes me this morning. The word that stands … Continue reading

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Songs of Deliverance; August 19, 2022


Psalm 32:7 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. I know that “shouts of deliverance,” as the Japanese has it here, is probably the more accurate translation, but I … 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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Spiritual Warfare; July 24, 2022


2 Chronicles 20:22 As they began to sing and praise, the Lord set ambushes against the men of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir who were invading Judah, and they were defeated. This has long been one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Sacrificing to God; November 2, 2021


Hebrews 13:15-16 Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise–the fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is … Continue reading

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Confessing Christ; August 25, 2020


John 12:42-43 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue; for they loved praise … Continue reading

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Giving Credit; July 25, 2020


Matthew 15:31 The people were amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled made well, the lame walking and the blind seeing. And they praised the God of Israel. Performing so many miracles, Jesus naturally got a lot of … Continue reading

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God’s Opinion; January 18, 2020


John 12:42-43 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue; for they loved praise … Continue reading

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Approval; January 11, 2020


John 5:44 “How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?” Jesus is here talking to the religious leaders, and particularly to the Pharisees, whom today … Continue reading

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Response to Experiences; December 25, 2019


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. When I have all 20 verses essentially memorized, it can be hard to know … Continue reading

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