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“Planning for the Future”
April 1, 2020
For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. (Jeremiah 29:11)
In 597 BCE, the Babylon...
“Water and Fire”
March 31, 2020
1But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. 2When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overw...
“Stop, Take a Deep Breath”
March 30, 2020
Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, ‘So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.’ Then he was afraid; he got up and fled for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongs t...
March 28, 2020
But Ruth said, “Do not press me to leave you or to turn back from following you!
Where you go, I will go; where you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Where you die, I will die—there will I be buried. May the Lord...
“Suffering and Redemption”
March 27, 2020
“And he (Jesus) said to them, ‘I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and keep awake.’ And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him. He said, &lsq...
“Lonely and Afraid”
March 26, 2020
“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” (Psalm 145:18)
There have been times in my life when I have felt alone. Times where I feel that no one understands me or that no one has experienced ...
March 25, 2020
“How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along!” (Psalm 133:1; The Message)
Isn’t that the prayer of every mother and father in history? EVER?!!??!? When this happens with my children, I want to celebrate...
“Up Close and Personal”
March 24, 2020
Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sister whom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen. (1 John 4:20)
Forgiveness… What makes it s...
Few biblical stories are better known than the story of Noah’s ark. God is heartbroken by the evil and violence he sees humans inflicting upon one another and the earth. God aims to put an end to it by unleashing a flood of epic proportions, a kind of baptism of the earth that will cleanse it from ...
Psalm 118: 1,5-6,13,24,29
March 22, 2020
The Psalms encourage us to communicate our honest feelings to God. They give us language to express anger, grief and despair, as well as praise and thanksgiving. Psalm 118 holds both the dark and the joyful in balance as one gives than...
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