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Continual Praise

Evils had encompassed the songwriter. His iniquities had overtaken him. Strength to “suck it up” and “gut it out” had dried up as his heart failed him. And his enemies, those who delighted in his hurt, laid in wait like … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Near

Just got off the phone with my daughter who’s driving home from Los Angeles. Asked her where she was. She didn’t know. Knew she was on I-5. Knew she was heading north. But where exactly she was? Not really sure. … Continue reading

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“One Thing” People

Mary was one. While there was a ton of stuff to do to get things ready for hosting Jesus & Company at her and her sister’s place, she sat at the Savior’s feet. Martha was anxious and troubled about many … Continue reading

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They Went Back

They caught up with Paul at Lystra. They were able to do there what they had wanted to do when he was at Iconium. At Lystra they had Paul stoned. The unbelieving Jews and Gentiles from Iconium incited those in … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Hired Hand

Job’s problem wasn’t with the sovereignty of God. He’d already conceded that God, because He is God, could give and take away as He determined. Job wasn’t disputing the legitimacy of God’s rule over man, or the reality of His … Continue reading

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The Works of God Displayed in Him

Had he known, would it have made it any easier to endure? If his parents had seen the plan for their son’s life, would it have lessened the extra weight of caring for a child without sight or helped to … Continue reading

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Like Living Stones

To say the believers of the dispersion were misunderstood is an understatement. Increasingly, they were being persecuted for that which they didn’t do under the guise that they believed something which they didn’t believe. They were becoming a convenient scapegoat … Continue reading

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