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On Me Alone

They are the words of Christ, spoken 1,000 years before Christ. The cry of the Son of Man expressed by a woman of God. They’ve popped from the page before. They do so again this morning. “On me alone, my … Continue reading

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Under His Wings

Reading Ruth is kind of like engaging in a “Where’s Waldo” book. No, I’m not on the lookout for some skinny dude in a striped red shirt with a beanie on. Instead, I’m actively trying to spot Jesus. In particular, … Continue reading

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He Wholly Followed the LORD

Okay, not gonna lie, the CSB took a bit of a hit for me this morning. While I’m pretty quick to pull the trigger on some things, other things, like switching which translation of the bible I use, takes a … Continue reading

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A “Step One” Savior

Don’t know if I’m connecting dots here that should be connected, but let’s run with it. Hovering over Matthew 18:15-20, a “go to” passage when it comes to church discipline. A progressive path towards calling a brother (or sister) to … Continue reading

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From Cloths to Cloths

Hovering over the last few verses of John 19 this morning, and one word jumps off the page. A word that is commonly heard at this time of year in the re-telling of the birth of a Child. But this … Continue reading

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A Righteous Branch, A Redeeming Name

Hovering over five words in Jeremiah this morning . . . one hyphenated word if I spoke Hebrew. Experiencing an ebb and flow as I meditate. The outgoing “tide”, the emptying of self, that of wonder, awe, and worship. The … Continue reading

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Two Prophetic Words

Two prophetic words rattling around in my head this morning. The first the dying words of a patriarch, the second the desperate words of a king. The first enveloped with an anticipation of glory, the second enduring the agony of … Continue reading

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Behold the Son

It was not a silent night, but a chaotic morning. The shouts that echoed in her head were not those of angels declaring, “Glory to God on high”, instead they were the voices of an angry mob shouting, “Crucify Him!” … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd Lays Down His Life

They were choked that He made mud on the Sabbath. Never mind that with that mud He made a man born blind to see, the fact that He spat on the ground and made mud on the Sabbath was enough … Continue reading

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Come and See

“Come and see,” said Philip to Nathaniel. Check it out. Kick the tires for yourself. Don’t take my word for it. Just because I think this Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph, is the Messiah promised by Moses and … Continue reading

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