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The Course of My Life is in Your Power

The words jump off the page because they are so very familiar, indicating that Psalm 31 is a Messianic psalm. Into Your hand I entrust my spirit . . . (Psalm 31:5a CSB) Jesus spoke such words from the cross … Continue reading

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Four Friends

A bit out of context. Probably more me-focused than the “Thee-focused” they deserve. But this morning some old, familiar friends from Exodus 2 are who I needed to hear from this morning. After a long time, the king of Egypt … Continue reading

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Suffering and Sweet Anticipation

I read Job 29 and 30 this morning. A stark contrast. A compelling before and after picture. There’s Job’s recollection of the days when he was in his prime and the “friendship of God” (29:4) was upon his tent, versus … Continue reading

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He’s Seen Our Tears

This morning I’m hovering over the first part of 2 Kings 20 and the diagnosis of Hezekiah’s terminal illness. Parts of the story I can’t relate to at all. I’m no king. Never been sent a prophet with a “thus … Continue reading

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I’ve Got My Eye on You

Chewing on God’s vision this morning. Vision, not as in His plans for the future, but vision, as in what He sees today. 20/20 vision. Perfect vision. All knowing vision. I get that. Not surprised by it. It’s kind of … Continue reading

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God Knows

I think I do a lot better with the “thus says the Lord” prophets than I do with the “and I saw a vision” prophets. Those who declare what God has told them to declare leave us “only” with the … Continue reading

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I Know

Hovering over the first seventeen verses of Revelation chapter two this morning. Chewing on the first three of seven letters written to the churches in Asia. Casting an eye on the pages I’ve just marked up which reflect the well-known … Continue reading

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Ravens and Lilies

Old familiar teaching. Fresh new meaning. In the past, it has evoked a warm-fuzzy feeling and a sense of profound gratitude. This morning, for some reason (me thinks a Spirit led reason), it provokes a heightened sense of awareness and … Continue reading

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Blessed Be the Name

You need the light of Ruth after the darkness of Judges. To be reminded that, even in those days when “there was no king” and “everyone did what was right in his own eyes” (Jud. 21:25), grace maintains a faithful … Continue reading

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Focused Faith

If He had the power to stop it (and He did), then He had the power to prevent it from starting in the first place. If He could rebuke the wind and the sea, He could have restrained the wind … Continue reading

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