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The Lord is my Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right paths    for his name’s sake. Psalm 23:1-3 With these three verses, we begin one of the most … Continue reading

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In the Stillness of the Morning

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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Do We Really Need Jesus?

 “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Matthew 9:12-13 In this brief statement Jesus … Continue reading

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Our Great High Priest

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we … 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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Working for the Railroad

Jack and Tom were best friends all through school. They played ball together, had adventures together… they were inseparable. When the day came for their graduation from high school, they both went to the railroad office near the place where … Continue reading

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The Cry of My Heart

How lovely is your dwelling place,    Lord Almighty!My soul yearns, even faints,    for the courts of the Lord;my heart and my flesh cry out    for the living God. Psalm 84:1-2 What does your soul yearn for− what does your heart cry out for? I would imagine … Continue reading

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Strength to Comfort

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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Called to a Holy Life

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, but it has now been revealed through … Continue reading

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Strong and Courageous

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 I needed to hear that on this Monday; how about you? … Continue reading

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