Tag Archives: purpose

Prayer; January 24, 2023


Romans 15:30 I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. This verse has been used by countless missionaries seeking to … Continue reading

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Joy and Faithfulness; December 25, 2022


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. There’s a little chorus, part of a longer cantata, that sets the first part … Continue reading

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The Commission of John the Baptist; November 30, 2022


Luke 1:76-77 “And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness … Continue reading

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Inner Peace; September 24, 2022


Psalm 118:17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. I think that probably countless saints down through the centuries have been encouraged by this verse, and probably will be until the Lord’s return. … Continue reading

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Values and Priorities; August 11, 2022


Psalm 16:2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” This Psalm is special to me because verse six was a favorite of my father and his father before him, verse … 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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Lifespan; June 28, 2021


Psalm 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years– or eighty, if we have the strength. I find it deliciously ironic that this is from a Psalm introduced as, “A prayer of Moses the man of God.” Moses didn’t … Continue reading

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Human Purpose; April 26, 2021


Deuteronomy 10:12-13 And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Blessings; January 24, 2021


Psalms 67:1-2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Motives can be hard to determine, especially thousands of … Continue reading

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Purpose; November 29, 2020


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. I couldn’t begin to count all the people I’ve dealt with who have worried over what … Continue reading

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