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Singing in a Foreign Land

It’s a pretty moving psalm, but in some ways, it’s also not all that relatable. Hovering over Psalm 137 this morning. A psalm remembering a time when the psalmist remembered a time. A post-exilic songwriter thinking back to the days … Continue reading

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Sinai is in the Sanctuary

Hovering over Psalm 68 this morning. A psalm of David. A song of victory. A song of a God who will arise to deliver His people. The “Father of the fatherless” and the “Protector of widows” (v.5), the God David … Continue reading

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Sanctified by My Glory

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not much of a handyman. Me and tools have never really become well acquainted. My hands have always been better suited to a computer keyboard than a skill saw, a drill, or a … Continue reading

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The LORD Is There

Maybe 2020 will be the year. The year I dig deeper into Ezekiel. Wrapped up the book in this morning’s reading. A lot of it I think I get. A lot of it, not so much. The apocalyptic unveiling of … Continue reading

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Zeal for the House

It was a Passover to remember. I don’t think there’s any way His followers saw what was about to happen. They go up to Jerusalem with Jesus, enter the temple courts, and things pretty much look and sound like they … Continue reading

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A Big Deal!

I don’t think the editors of my reading plan could have a designed it this way, but maybe. But, then again, maybe not. There’s just been too many times when the different readings line up that I can’t imagine how … Continue reading

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A Sanctuary

“Elvis has left the building.” That’s the phrase once used at the end of an Elvis Presley concert to indicate that the concert was done–like, really done . . . as in, “It’s over, folks. No more music, tonight.”  The … Continue reading

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Temple Revival

Two thoughts as I hover over the account of revival in Judah under King Hezekiah . . . First, revival happens where God’s house is attended to. After 16 years of disastrous leadership under King Ahaz, things turn around under … Continue reading

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Like Living Stones

That God is in the midst of a building program is clear in Scripture. He is the architect. He is also the developer, the sub-contractor, and the tradesman. He even supplies all the material. And it’s recycled material. All of … Continue reading

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