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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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Advent Sunday Song: Remembering our Hope

Yesterday was the first Sunday in Advent, the Sunday celebrating hope. This first song, “ O Come O Come Emmanuel”, reminds me of how long Israel hoped for the promised Messiah. The chorus echoes the Bible’s exhortation to rejoice in hope: “Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to Thee, O Israel!” The second song, “What Child… Continue reading Advent Sunday Song: Remembering our Hope

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Thanksgiving 2020

True thankfulness is not dependent on things, but on a person. It is not dependent on changing circumstances, but the eternal, unchanging nature of God. He is always good, always true, always all-powerful, always all-knowing, always wise, always loving. Our thankfulness rests in Him, not in his good gifts. But never doubt, even when all… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020

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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


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

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Longing for more: Nearer my God to Thee (medley)

"Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst." — John 4:14 He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough in his Lord to satisfy him now, and to content him for evermore. The believer is not the man whose days are weary for want of comfort, and whose nights… Continue reading Longing for more: Nearer my God to Thee (medley)


Sunday Song: He will hold me fast

Question:What is your only comfortin life and death? Answer:That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ.He has fully paid for all my sinswith his precious blood, and has set me free from all the power of the devil.He also… Continue reading Sunday Song: He will hold me fast

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Spurgeon on Psalm 73: Held and Guided to Glory

“The Psalmist felt his need of divine guidance. He had just been discovering the foolishness of his own heart, and lest he should be constantly led astray by it, he resolved that God's counsel should henceforth guide him. A sense of our own folly is a great step towards being wise, when it leads us… Continue reading Spurgeon on Psalm 73: Held and Guided to Glory


In every situation

In every situation, God gives the invitation to pray, to ask, to give thanks, to rejoice, to know He is near. Through that, He promises to guard with His peace that cannot be fully understood or exhausted. In every situation, believers can be guarded - protected - in our thought lives and heart lives. “In… Continue reading In every situation