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Thinking about sheep and my Good Shepherd

I just joined a small group from our church. We’re studying Psalm 23. I’ve recited those words to Psalm 23 on numerous occasions. Most of you have probably heard it spoken at funerals, memorial services, or Sunday sermons. Just when you … Continue reading

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Suffering for Doing Good

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart, Hebrews 12:3.   Yesterday in our small group Bible study class we talked about pain, suffering, revenge, and unjust treatment. We … Continue reading

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The Potter’s wheel

“Yet, O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand”—Isaiah 64:8. The Prophet Isaiah writes about the Potter and the clay. This verse reminds me that the … Continue reading

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Who will praise the Lord?

A most excellent reason to write: “Let this be written for a future generation that a people not yet created may praise the Lord” – Psalm 102:18. Why do you write?

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How majestic is God’s name!

“O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens … When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have … Continue reading

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From tears of sorrow to tears of joy

I began the day in tears thinking about missing my own dear Mom. One word that described my mother would be “Encourager.” My Mom was my biggest cheerleader. If she only knew how far I’ve come along with my dream … Continue reading

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Give thanks

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge” — Psalm 19:1–2.     We’ve been having some crazy weather here … Continue reading

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“What do you want me to do for you?”

My reading for the day takes me to the story of a blind beggar who receives his sight (Luke 18:35–43). Day after day the beggar sat beside the road. One day a crowd passed by. He asked what all the … Continue reading

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The God of All Creation

“You blanketed earth with ocean, covered the mountains with deep waters; then you roared and the water ran away — your thunder crash put it to flight …  you set boundaries between earth and sea; never again will earth be … Continue reading

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You are beautiful! (part I)

For me, 5 a.m. comes much too early! I need to be up, showered, dressed and out the door by 6:15 a.m. And I’m not an early riser/early bird by any stretch of the imagination! All the while complaining to … Continue reading

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