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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ק Qof)

Psalm 119: 145-152 145 I cried out with all my heart, “Answer me, O Lord! I will observe your statutes.” 146 I cried out to you, “Deliver me, so that I can keep your rules.” 147 I am up before dawn crying for help.

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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ח Heth)

Psalm 119:57-64 57 You are my portion, Lord; I have promised to obey your words. 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your … Continue reading

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Refiner’s Fire

I’ve had a piece of metal in my hand for 10 years. I don’t remember how it happened, but I was working with something made of sheet metal and cut my hand open. At the time, I didn’t know I’d … Continue reading

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Obedience

In spite of my unshakeable belief in the person of Christ, my Christian life has been a patchwork of successes and disappointments.  I have known both joy and tumult.  A number of crashing personal failures and regular emotional turbulence

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Discipline

I tossed the turned all Sunday night. Actually, it was Monday’s wee hours. Sunday had been a beautiful day.  In spite of illness, anxiety and a potent helping of the blues, I prayed to God as I went about my … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Surrender

There was a time when I thought I was required to consult God every time I selected a parking space. At other times, I have made nearly all my decisions from a worldly point of view, not deliberately, but as … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Wrestler

Rescue   (Don Moen) You are the source of life; I can’t be left behind No one else will do; I will take hold of you I need you Jesus to come to my rescue; Where else can I go?

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