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A Time of Silver Stillness

Psalm 66:10 “For you, O God, tested us; you refined us like silver.” (NIV) Psalm 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God!” (NRSV) In Psalm 66:10, we are reminded that the trials of life can make us better people, especially if those trials bring us closer to God. … Continue reading

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Time Tables

Hebrews 6:13-15 (NIV) 13 When God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to swear by, he swore by himself, 14 saying, “I will surely bless you and give you many descendants.” 15 And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised. God’s … Continue reading

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HAVE FAITH IN THE SHEPHERD

“I am the Good Shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me.” John 10:14 (NIV) Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand. Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) If we have faith in the Good Shepherd–Jesus Christ–our hope … Continue reading

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Remain confident.

So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.” Hebrews 13:6 (NIV) I will not doubt, though all my ships at sea Come drifting home with broken masts and sails; I shall believe the hand which never fails, From seeming evil worketh good to … Continue reading

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Trust in Jesus–Yes, even in these troubled times!

“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:7 NIV) Why can you rely upon God in this way?–because “the LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in Him.” (Nahum 1:7 NIV) All I have seen teaches … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid. Be faithful.

Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for ten days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of … Continue reading

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Praise God

“Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me.” Psalm 119:175 (NIV) “Praise is the best auxiliary to prayer. He who most bears in mind what has been done for him by God will be most emboldened to ask for fresh gifts from above.” Andrew … Continue reading

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Prayer & Praise

Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise. James 5:13 (NIV) “You don’t learn to praise in a day, especially since you may have been complaining for years! New habits take time to develop. But you can begin today, … Continue reading

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Give Praise!

Psalm 106:47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to Your Holy Name and glory in Your praise. (NIV) “Receive every day as a resurrection from death, as a new enjoyment of life… let your joyful heart praise and magnify … Continue reading

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Bless the LORD, O my soul!

Psalm 103:1-5 1 Bless the LORD, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. 2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits; 3 Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases; 4 Who redeems your life from the … Continue reading

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