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God’s Plans; October 26, 2022


Isaiah 48:17-18 This is what the Lord says– your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go. If only … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; October 21, 2022


Isaiah 25:9 In that day they will say,“Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.” Yesterday I wrote … Continue reading

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Righteousness; October 5, 2022


Proverbs 11:6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. This is one of many ways that God’s rules are good for us. The devil tells us that God’s rules are to hem … 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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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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God’s Plans; May 19, 2022


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The following two years of imprisonment in Caesarea were doubtless not … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear; February 17, 2022


2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. After … Continue reading

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Sorrow to Joy; November 30, 2021


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. This … Continue reading

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Motivation; October 25, 2021


2 Thessalonians 1:11 With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by … Continue reading

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Protection from Harm; August 31, 2021


Luke 10:19 “I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.” Something strikes me as I read this rather famous passage. Even though Jesus said … Continue reading

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