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“Nothing is too hard for You”

Jeremiah 32:17 has encouraged me, “Ah, Lord GOD! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you” (ESV). Just looking out at this … Continue reading

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“A Very Present Help in Trouble”

Every spring, turtles emerge from our pond to lay eggs. If you approach them, they will view you as trouble! What does a turtle do when faced with trouble? They withdraw into their shell! Do you ever feel like you … Continue reading

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“Peace behind Closed Doors”

This Easter weekend reminds me of John 20:19-21. There the disciples are in seclusion behind locked doors, much like we are behind closed doors because of COVID-19. Yet, just as a beautiful sunrise gives us great joy, the SON rise … Continue reading

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“The Likeness of the Glory of the LORD”

The prophet Ezekiel saw an awesome vision of God in Ezekiel 1. As the prophet tries to describe in words what he saw, he concludes the description with this comment, “Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory … Continue reading

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“He Had Compassion on Them”

Matthew 14:14 says, “When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them . . . .” I have been praying, “Lord, help me see people as you see them.” When Jesus saw people, He … Continue reading

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Beauty out of Brokenness

In 1 Samuel 25 David acts out of anger and almost kills numerous people because of one man’s selfishness. In the end, David does not kill them. When he thought of what he almost did, David said, “Blessed be the … Continue reading

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“Is anything too hard for me?”

In Jeremiah 32 Judah’s king imprisons the prophet Jeremiah because he spoke truth. While Jeremiah is under arrest, God tells him to buy a field from his uncle. That does not seem unusual until we read that the Babylonian King, … Continue reading

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“Open to us a door for the word”

I have been praying Colossians 4:3 for myself, “. . . pray for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ.” I keep a prayer list for several people I … Continue reading

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I Can Trust His Sovereign Plan

Reading Jeremiah 24 recently, I was struck with the absolute sovereignty of God and how I can trust Him in my prayer life. Just like this early morning sunrise, to me a picture of peace, I can be at peace … Continue reading

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“Never be thirsty again”

“Jesus said to her, ‘Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water I will give him will become in him … Continue reading

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