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We are His People

Psalm 95:7-8 (NASB)  For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Today, if you would hear His voice, 8  Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness. “A man’s spiritual … Continue reading

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Seeking God

Psalm 27:8 (NASB)  When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You, “Your face, O LORD, I shall seek.” “The most common mistake Christians make in worship today is seeking an experience rather than seeking God.”  Rick Warren

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Boldly praying and singing

Acts 16:25 (NASB) But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. “A Christian is more music / When he prays, / Than spheres, or angel’s praises be.” — John Donne (1572-1631) Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations … Continue reading

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Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3 (NASB)  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. [The Resurrection of Christ] has substituted for the fear … Continue reading

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Prayer

Matthew 6:6 (NASB) 6  “But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.” “A prayer is not holy chewing gum and you don’t have … Continue reading

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His atoning work for you

Colossians 1:21-22 (NASB) 21 And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds, 22 yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach. “A great many people are trying … Continue reading

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Faith in Jesus sees us through our furnaces of suffering.

Ephesians 3:12-13 (NLT2) [Paul said:] 12  Because of Christ and our faith in Him, we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence. 13  So please don’t lose heart because of my trials here. I am suffering for you, so you should feel honored. “All thought worth thinking is … Continue reading

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The injustice of hyprocrisy

Isaiah 1:15-17 (NLT2) 15  When you lift up your hands in prayer, I will not look. Though you offer many prayers, I will not listen, for your hands are covered with the blood of innocent victims. 16  Wash yourselves and be clean! Get your sins out of my sight. Give … Continue reading

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Truth in a world collapsing on lies

John 14:6 (NASB)  Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” A collapsing world is more conducive to understanding the nature of truth than a triumphant world. — Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990) Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of … Continue reading

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The Courageously Good Shepherd

John 10:12-15 (NASB) 12 “He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. 13 “He flees because he is a hired hand and … Continue reading

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