Tag Archives: God’s people

Glad for the House of God

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem,” pens the songwriter in Psalm 122. As he stood within Jerusalem’s gates he was overwhelmed and compelled to pray, and to ask others to pray, for the security and prosperity of the blessed place … Continue reading

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God’s People

Never been a nomad, always had a place to hang my hat, a fixed address to go home to every night. Can’t really say I understand what it’s like to be an exile, a stranger in a foreign land–not even … Continue reading

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Going With Us

For Moses it was the ultimate litmus test that he and his people had found favor in the sight of God. Beyond their deliverance from bondage; greater than escaping their enemies by walking through a parted sea; more indicative than … 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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Smart Thinking

Paranoia is just smart thinking when everybody’s against you. Heard that years ago from a colleague. Made me laugh then. Still causes me to chuckle now. And I kind of think that, overall, our culture is full of “smart thinkers.” … Continue reading

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A People Yet To Be Created

It is a “prayer of one afflicted, when he is faint and pours out his complaint before the LORD.” So reads the subtitle of Psalm 102. “Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry come to you!” begins the songwriter. … Continue reading

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