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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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Plastic Prayers Make Plastic Churchgoers (Aug 4)

August 4 Plastic Prayers Make Plastic Churchgoers Today’s Scripture Readings:  Psalm 83:1-8 | 2 Chronicles 35:1 – 36:23 | 1 Corinthians 1:1-17 | Proverbs 20:20-21 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 83 “God, don’t shut me out; don’t give me the silent … Continue reading

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God is the Strength of My Heart (July 15)

July 15 God is the Strength of My Heart  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 73:15-28 | 1 Chronicles 19:1 – 21:31 | Romans 2:25 – 3:8 | Proverbs 19:10-12 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 73 “Whom have I in heaven but you? … Continue reading

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Cast Your Cares (Apr 17)

April 17 Cast Your Cares Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 55:16-23 | Joshua 15:1-63 | Luke 18:18-43 | Proverbs 13:9-10 Today’s Scripture Focus:  Psalm 55:16-23 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the … Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord? (Jan 21)

January 21 How Long, O Lord? Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 13:1-6 | Genesis 42:18 – 43:34 | Matthew 13:47 – 14:12 | Proverbs 4:7-10 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 13:1-6 “How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long … Continue reading

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Great is Thy Faithfulness (Oct 30)

October 30 Great is Thy Faithfulness Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 119:65-72 | Lamentations 2:20 – 3:66 | Hebrews 1:1-14 | Proverbs 26:18-19 Today’s Scripture Focus: Lamentations 2:20-3:66 “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to … Continue reading

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