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Keep Praying

Me: You know, Lord, that I have long prayed for your light of truth to shine in the darkest corners of our government. But frankly, I was hoping that it would come with  a spirit of repentance and reverence–and not … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Abundant Blessings

Ephesians 3:20-21 (NKJV) Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, … Continue reading

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Twice Blessed

    How do you count your blessings?   One by one, like the song says By category: Family, Home, Job . . . Frankly, I’m not feeling very blessed There’s a Jewish tradition, part of the Passover celebration, that … Continue reading

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Blessed Grief

  “The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church.” Leonard Ravenhill (1907-1994 ) Blessed are those who mourn … Continue reading

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Amazing Fear

If you don’t understand how fearsome God is, you can’t appreciate how much Christ has done for us.   “’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,   And grace my fears relieved.” John Newton, 1773 Amazing Grace

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No Approved Shortcuts

2 Timothy 2:15 (NLT) Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.   Study God’s … Continue reading

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Do You Really Want That Shortcut?

  Someone tells you about a shortcut. Do you take it?     Always! The faster, the better No, I stick to tried and true Who’s suggesting it? Can I trust them? It is tempting to take the shortest path. … Continue reading

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Too Little, Too Late?

Some say, after disaster, that prayer is too little, too late. 2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV) If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then … Continue reading

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In Your Own Little Corner

  “Do not wait to shed your light afar . . .   Brighten the corner where you are.” Ina Ogdon, 1913   So much need! Hurricane clean-up, rebuilding from earthquakes, wars and rumors of war, famine and poverty. Be … Continue reading

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You Can’t Say No

  Acts 10:14 (NIV) “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied.     “No, Lord” makes no sense. If God is Lord of your life, you can’t tell him no.       (Note: It took three tries, but Peter said yes.)  

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