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He Is Our Song (2013 Remix)

Not much wiggle room this morning. The songwriter doesn’t really provide a pass for anyone of the household of faith. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;His faithful love endures forever.Let Israel say,“His faithful love endures forever.”Let the … Continue reading

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He Has a Song

He’s got His own song! Who knew? He’s the Son of God and the Son of Man. He’s the King of Kings and the Suffering Servant. He’s the Lion of Judah and the Lamb of God. He is the Creator … Continue reading

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The Joy Was Heard

Back from a week of visiting family. Back, Lord willing, into my morning routine. Finished off Nehemiah this morning. Always mixed emotions as I read these last chapters. Not really sure how I should read Nehemiah’s nationally enforced obedience in … Continue reading

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Singing in a Foreign Land

It’s a pretty moving psalm, but in some ways, it’s also not all that relatable. Hovering over Psalm 137 this morning. A psalm remembering a time when the psalmist remembered a time. A post-exilic songwriter thinking back to the days … Continue reading

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Remember to Extol His Work!

I’ve done enough reading to be okay with the fact that I don’t know quite how to peg Elihu, commentators varying among themselves as to how to understand his intervention in the book of Job. Elihu, the young, upstart peanut-gallery, … Continue reading

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Worship Wars

It’s just not optional. It’s not a take it or leave it sort of thing. It’s not about preference, or whether you’re into that sort of thing, but of priority and a vital defence against being drawn into a place … Continue reading

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He Is Our Song!

I’ve said it before, I don’t get songless saints. Not judging. Just can’t relate to believers who aren’t compelled to sing. Maybe it’s because part of my salvation story involved thinking I was going to a lose my song when … Continue reading

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A Good Thing

Yesterday, I heard of man who doesn’t like singing. Says he’s a believer, but doesn’t like singing . . . not his own, not others. Apparently he’ll listen to instrumental music, but doesn’t listen to, or like being around, melody … Continue reading

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Just Like David Did

Wasn’t planning on “re-cycling” this morning. But as I went back over my posts on today’s readings from past years some thoughts from August 11, 2011 stirred me. Thought I’d re-work them a bit and share them again. My own … Continue reading

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A Warning In An Unexpected Place

The verse pops off the page for two reasons. First, I recognize the verse . . . it’s familiar . . . I remember it. Second, but not from here. If you quoted the verse to me and asked where … Continue reading

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