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Invitation or Imperative?

Hovering over some well known verses in Matthew this morning. Noodling on whether they are an offer to avail oneself of or, a command to obey. “Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give … Continue reading

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Walk in That

Don’t know that I have a lot to say this morning. Don’t know that I should if I’m meditating on the quieted soul. After all, the songwriter’s picture of a weaned child isn’t that of a wailing child. A baby … Continue reading

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Lead Me to the Rock

It’s a little after 4:30 a.m. and I have been awake for way too long, already. Trouble sleeping. Because of all that’s going on? Or, because of that burger I shouldn’t have eaten? Not sure. But for the past hour … Continue reading

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Seven days. For seven days and seven nights Job’s friends sat with him on the ground, “and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great” (Job 2:13). Suffering. Silence. For seven days. … Continue reading

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Rest Beyond Rest

Pretty difficult not to pick up what’s being laid down as you read the latter part of Hebrews 3 and the first eleven verses of Hebrews 4. “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts” (3:8) . … Continue reading

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Strive to Rest

They were in danger of repeating the folly of their fathers. Just as their ancestors had journeyed to the edge of the promised land, yet refused to enter because it didn’t make sense to them to try and take on … Continue reading

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You Coming?

Chewing on Hebrews 4 this morning. A rest promised. God’s rest. The kind of rest God modeled at creation. A Sabbath rest. The “work is finished” type of rest. But one that we need to strive to enter. That’s a … Continue reading

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Beloved Sleep

There’s a reason it’s called “the grind.” For many they understand all too well why it so often feels like a “rat race.” Everyday the same old, same old. Breaking your back but never seeming to get ahead. Or, if … Continue reading

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