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This morning was one of those mornings when two of my four readings connected. Not an obvious connection, but a little bit of chewing on the songwriter’s plea illuminated something of what the good doctor penned. Psalm 142 is a … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Battle

It ain’t no prayer of Jabez (1Chron. 4:10). But it is a prayer. And it is buried in the genealogies that fill the opening chapters of 1 Chronicles. And, while I don’t think I’ll be able to convert it into … Continue reading

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Supplication for All the Saints

Wrapping up Ephesians 6 this morning and hovering over the armor of God. Images of soldiers decked out in battle gear come to mind standing fast as they bear the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the shield … Continue reading

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Right Sacrifice, Right Setting, Real Salvation

Hovering over Psalm 50 this morning. At its essence, the song seems to be a wakeup call for the people of God. People who are faithful in religious ritual to God but far away in real relationship with God. A … Continue reading

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From Beginning to End, Forgive

Hovering over the Lord’s prayer in Matthew 6 this morning. Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily … Continue reading

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Cave Time

When you’re in a dark place, what’s left to do but cry out? When the path outside is booby trapped by the enemy, when no one takes notice, when no one cares for your soul, what’s left but to plead … Continue reading

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Face to the Wall

The news was devastating. “Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover.” Not what King Hezekiah wanted to hear. Though at the point of death, how he had hoped that the prophet’s visit would have … Continue reading

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This Kind

There’s different kinds. I guess that’s not too surprising. It’s just not something I’ve really paused to noodle on. There’s different kinds of demons, different types of evil spirits. And when [Jesus] had entered the house, His disciples asked Him … Continue reading

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A Triad for Revival

So, if I’m doing the math right and Daniel was in his mid to late teens when we was scooped up and relocated to Babylon (Dan. 1:3-6, 605 BC) then, when he has the vision recorded in Daniel 9 in … Continue reading

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Pressures, Prayer, Promises, and Presence

For me, Psalm 119 is the psalm of psalms. Fearfully and wonderfully made. Like all of Scripture, knit together through the pen of the songwriter by the inspiration of the Spirit. Yet, this song is different. While, overall it has … Continue reading

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