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God’s Guiding Word

And that word is true (Psalm 199:160), unfailing (Mark 13:31), enduring (Isaiah 40:8), life-giving (John 6:68), and active (Hebrews 4:12). Our confidence in God’s Word can, therefore, be complete and unshaken, even in a world that is screaming otherwise.

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Spurgeon & Singing

“The time when Christians begin to sing in the ways of the Lord is when they first lose their burden at the foot of the Cross. Not even the songs of the angels seem so sweet as the first song of rapture which gushes from the inmost soul of the forgiven child of God. You… Continue reading Spurgeon & Singing

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σκοπέω: consider for yourself

σκοπέω - to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how often do I just look at my circumstances and lose heart? When was the last time I contemplated - actually considered in depth- the eternal glory of God and heaven?… Continue reading σκοπέω: consider for yourself

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Joy Christmas Medley “Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace! Hail the Son of Righteousness! Light and life to all He brings, Ris'n with healing in His wings. Mild He lays His glory by, Born that man no more may die, Born to raise the sons of earth, Born to give them second birth. Hark! The herald angels… Continue reading Joy Christmas Medley


Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: a new hymn find and an old memory

“Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies… Continue reading Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: a new hymn find and an old memory

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Joyful, Patient, & Faithful

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Rejoice because hope in God and his promises is sure. Be patient because trouble and evil and even death will not win in the end. Be faithful in prayer because God is all-powerful, he is perfectly loving and wise, he listens, and he answers. And… Continue reading Joyful, Patient, & Faithful

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Morning Meditation: Adoption into God’s family

“I think I need not remind you of your condition here below; you are too conversant with it, being hourly fretted with troubles, vexed with your own infirmities, with the temptations of Satan, and with all the allurements of this world. You are quite conscious that this is not your rest. There are too many… Continue reading Morning Meditation: Adoption into God’s family

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Marvelous Deeds

What praise have I to give today? What stories do I have to recount of the marvelous things God has done? Once I start making such a list, I will never be finished, not if I live one hundred years. Praise and recounting quickly lifts the heart, melts a discontent spirit, and fills a soul… Continue reading Marvelous Deeds

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Monday Meditation: Rejoice

When God is for us and with us and in us, there is always a reason for rejoicing. A heart constantly rejoicing in the Lord will inevitably have eyes to see the blessings and mercies given daily through Him. Even on Mondays. Even in a pandemic. Even away from family. Even at work. Even in… Continue reading Monday Meditation: Rejoice


Pleasing God

This verse is a heart check. A verse that reads me even as I am reading it. Am I obedient in coming to God? Am I coming to God even as I doubt his heart of goodness toward me? What a glorious thing that creation testifies that He exists. Even our hearts cry out that… Continue reading Pleasing God