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Church Pew, Bar Stool and the Broad Place

For whatever reason the Holy Spirit has moved my thoughts recently from the Word to music-lyric expressions of a biblical idea.  And many in the past few weeks have landed in the country music realm.  I listen to a lot of country … Continue reading

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This is a compression posture, people!

Galatians 5:14For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ These words from Paul are really so very beautiful, so encouraging.  Love one another.  Do all things in and through love.  … Continue reading

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Level ground, holy ground, His ground

I begin a new season of discipleship and ministry, today – one that moves me into an activated state and out of the contemplative one where I have taken refuge for a very long time. 12 My foot stands on … Continue reading

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Following Jesus? God’s hand upon me?

From the Old Testament (Ezekiel 37:1)reading, today: The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley… I’ve been thinking about how … Continue reading

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A reason and a season all for good

Romans 8:28 We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. This first line of today’s epistle reading has been quoted to me often over the past few years … Continue reading

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The earth groans

Today’s excerpt from Paul’s letter to the Romans brought to mind a TED talk recently shared with me by my son – my son, the rancher.  He is presently employed by a fully operational and profitable “teaching” ranch (like teaching … Continue reading

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Always 5 o’clock somewhere

Isaiah 45:5 I am the Lord, and there is no other; besides me there is no god. I arm you, though you do not know me, 6 so that they may know, from the rising of the sun and from the … Continue reading

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