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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ר Resh)

Psalm 119: 153-160 153 See my pain and rescue me! For I do not forget your law. 154 Fight for me and defend me! Revive me with your word! 155 The wicked have no chance for deliverance, for they do not seek your … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (צ Tsade)

Psalm 119: 137-144 137 You are just, O Lord, and your judgments are fair. 138 The rules you impose are just, and absolutely reliable. 139 My zeal consumes me, for my enemies forget your instructions.

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ו Waw)

Psalm 119:41-48 41 May your unfailing love come to me, Lord, your salvation, according to your promise; 42 then I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word. 43 Never take your word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Tale

I once ate nothing but rice for three days. It wasn’t a diet or a fast; I was broke. I had managed my money poorly during the previous weeks, and work was scarce to begin with. Finally, I got up … Continue reading

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Christians, Please Proceed With Caution

I have been feeling serious misgivings lately about my sometimes aggressive discussion of cultural hot-button issues. This was actually pointed out to me by one of my most faithful readers. Am I grateful? Yes. But rather than ceasing to discuss … Continue reading

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The Kindness of God

A close friend sent me an article that posed the question: Does our sin prevent the Holy Spirit from moving in our lives? The question is a difficult one. The answer is bound to lie somewhere between two cultural extremes.

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The Hotel McCutcheon

It has taken a long time for me to write this story. For many months, ever since my sister, Erica, died, I have made half a dozen false starts. More than once, I got several paragraphs down only to lose … Continue reading

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