Monthly Archives: March 2022

Bowing Down Before Him

Come, let us bow down in worship,    let us kneel before the Lord our Maker;for he is our God    and we are the people of his pasture,    the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his voice Psalm 95:6-7 Abraham Lincoln once remarked that … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: March 30, 2022

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Priorities of Life

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,  and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Colossians 1:19-20 Leading up to these verses … Continue reading

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Morning’s Stillness

I guess that I am what you might call a morning person; I get up earlier than most. I don’t have to; I just like it. Morning is my favorite time; I like to be up long before the sun. … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: March 27, 2022

Ephesians 6:10-20 Ah yes, the famous passage on the armor of God, a passage many know by heart, a favorite sermon passage and a favorite devotional passage rich with metaphor and meaning; a wonderful passage. I thought that I’d approach … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Festival

I’ve heard on the radio that this weekend is the high point of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. Everyone should see this time of year in Washington at least once, as I was fortunate to do back … Continue reading

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Trees and Simple Faith… redux

Many have said that the simple things in life are the best.  Simple things don’t  cost much, usually aren’t flashy and are seldom mentioned in the newspapers…  Things like devotion to duty, love of family, faith in God and serving … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: March 23, 2022

There’s one more thing for us to consider in all of this: The first time I wrote on the topic of being naked before God, in community, I received a comment about an issue I hadn’t even considered; it went … Continue reading

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God is My Help

Surely God is my help;    the Lord is the one who sustains me. Let evil recoil on those who slander me;    in your faithfulness destroy them. Psalm 54:4-5 It doesn’t sound like David was having a good day when he wrote this; he was … Continue reading

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First Light, First Day… First Time

As I sit here this morning at the kitchen table this Monday, I can see the first rays of the approaching sunrise as they find their way through the branches of the live oaks outside the kitchen window. There’s a … Continue reading

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