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Answers to Prayer; June 20, 2021


Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes. The introduction to this Psalm indicates it was written when David was in yet another really tight spot. That … Continue reading

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Love and Endurance; December 10, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Paul has already expressed a very kind and and tender prayer of blessing in the last two verses of the previous chapter, and here he … Continue reading

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Suffering; March 9, 2020


Philippians 1:29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. Reading this I immediately thought of a report I read just recently of persecuted believers … Continue reading

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Trouble; January 14, 2019


Revelation 11:7 Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them. Whatever else you say about Revelation, I think you will concede that some pretty bad … Continue reading

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Victory; March 17, 2018


Daniel 7:18 “‘But the saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom and will possess it for ever—yes, for ever and ever.’” Daniel was shown a lot in various visions. It troubled him, and he had a lot of … Continue reading

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Responding to Circumstances; March 7, 2018


Ezekiel 36:32 “I want you to know that I am not doing this for your sake, declares the Sovereign Lord. Be ashamed and disgraced for your conduct, O house of Israel!” God often had His prophets say things more than … Continue reading

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Anxiety; September 24, 2017


Job 3:25-26 “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me. I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but only turmoil.” One of the important characteristics of Job is his honesty. He … Continue reading

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September 11, 2016


Lamentations 3:51 What I see brings grief to my soul because of all the women of my city. Jeremiah spoke many strong words against the people of Judah, to the point that the word, “jeremiad,” has entered the English language. … Continue reading

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July 21, 2015


Psalm 119:75 I know, O Lord, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. Here’s a real statement of faith for you! Acknowledging that God’s judgments are righteous is one thing, but then extending that to … Continue reading

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April 29, 2014


Psalm 37:39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. Here at the end of this listing of all the benefits that accrue to the righteous, it is good to be … Continue reading

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