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Never on Sunday: Rejoice, this is the day the Lord has made!
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2Indeed, by faith* our ancestors received approval.3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was made … Continue reading
Family as Metaphor for God, the Gospel and Politics
Psalm 83:15 Drive them with your tempest * and terrify them with your storm; 16 Cover their faces with shame, O Lord, * that they may seek your Name. 17 Let them be disgraced and terrified for ever; * let them … Continue reading
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Have you had a “Rhoda” moment?
Acts12:12 As soon as he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many had gathered and were praying. 13When he knocked at the outer gate, a maid named Rhoda … Continue reading
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“Born-again” and small thinking in the loving hands of a very, very big God
The Holy Spirit paused me at so many points along the way in today’s readings. With each, I reflected out-loud in my scriptural journal, marveling at the questions and challenges put before me by God’s word. My first stop was … Continue reading
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Has anyone every told you they love you more? Have you ever professed the same to anyone? I love you more. Some may even complete the expression, waxing poetic – more than the stars in the sky, more than the … Continue reading
Lest we forget
The Holy Spirit lead me to a new insight this morning with the reading of Psalm 50 – a deeper understanding of the what it takes for a believer’s memory to be refreshed, renewed, and restored. It’s a question more than a … Continue reading
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Happy are those….
I was stopped in my tracks this morning at the first reading from the psalter. Psalm 41. It begins with a punch: 1 Happy are those who consider the poor;* the Lord delivers them in the day of trouble. 2 The Lord protects them and keeps them alive; … Continue reading
Portent = Pay attention
Quite a bunny trail this morning – one that began with a word search, intersected with my present search for a sign, a wondering about God’s will distinguished from my own and landing in a place of gratitude today for simply … Continue reading
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