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Great is Thy Faithfulness

In the lament, we openly and honestly pour out our heart to God. We tell him what we are going through and how we feel about it. We get it all “out on the table”.   Continue reading

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Cast Your Cares

David laments the wounds caused by the betrayal of a close friend. He is filled with anguish, fear and troubled thoughts. He wishes he could fly away like a bird–escaping the hurt. But realizes a better course is to takes his burden to God. Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord?

We’ve all had times when we can relate to the psalmist’s questions. There are times when we wonder if the Lord is really listening—times when the answer is slow in coming.   Continue reading

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From Questions to Praise

Habakkuk was a prophet who asked a lot of questions. Tough questions. The big questions we would all like to ask God, even if we wouldn’t have the boldness to ask them. “How long, O Lord?” “Why don’t you answer my prayers?” “Are you ignoring me, Lord?” “Could you please explain why you are doing this Lord? It doesn’t make sense.” These are the kinds of questions Habakkuk raises to God. Continue reading

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Tears

Looking to the ruins, with the cries of those who lost loved ones still ringing in his ears, Jeremiah is filled with tears. All he can do is lament. Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord? (Jan 21)

We’ve all had times when we can relate to the psalmist’s questions. There are times when we wonder if the Lord is really listening—times when the answer is slow in coming. Continue reading

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From Questions to Praise (Dec 18)

Habakkuk was a prophet who asked a lot of questions. Tough questions. The big questions we would all like to ask God, even if we wouldn’t have the boldness to ask them. Continue reading

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Great is Thy Faithfulness (Oct 30)

Lament is one of the most healthy ways for us to deal with difficult circumstances. In the lament, we openly and honestly pour out our heart to God. We tell him what we are going through ad how we feel about it. We get it all “out of the table.” Continue reading

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Tears (Oct 29)

Jeremiah is sometimes called “the Weeping Prophet.” His Lamentations are a prime example. But Jeremiah had reason to weep. He had been given a ministry of calling Judah to repentance, and they refused to listen. They continued on in their idolatrous ways without thought of God. Anyone who has been in ministry knows the frustration of people who don’t hear the message that to us seems so urgent. There are times when all you can do is weep and pray that God will somehow get through to the hearts of his people. Continue reading

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Tired of Waiting (Sept 7)

Can you relate to the Psalmist? Have you ever had a time when you grew tired of waiting for the answer to your prayer? Maybe you are like me and you feel that way most every day. Continue reading

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