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Christ Alone; November 4, 2022


Isaiah 61:3 “…and provide for those who grieve in Zion– to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They … Continue reading

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God’s Encouragement; October 23, 2022


Isaiah 35:3-4 Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save … Continue reading

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The Timelessness of the Bible; August 29, 2022


Psalm 64:10 Let the righteous rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him; let all the upright in heart praise him! When I read this Psalm this morning I thought I was reading about modern American politics! I guess … Continue reading

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Acknowledging God; May 10, 2022


Hosea 2:15 “There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. There she will sing as in the days of her youth, as in the day she came up out … Continue reading

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Tribulation; February 26, 2022


Revelation 7:9-10 After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb. They were wearing white … Continue reading

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Perspective; January 29, 2022


2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. I read verse one of this chapter and almost stopped right there and wrote on that, and had the … Continue reading

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Comforting; January 27, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any … Continue reading

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Perspective; December 13, 2021


Psalm 107:17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. Continuing from yesterday, the two groups of people in today’s reading are a sharp contrast. Those described here are what we would consider a … Continue reading

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Discipline; December 12, 2021


Psalm 107:15-16 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron. This Psalm is a series of vignettes of … Continue reading

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Peace; September 11, 2021


John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” I thought I would be able to write on … Continue reading

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