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Seeking the Blessing of God

God was showing his blessing in many ways, but there was continued need for the blessing of God. So Ezra and the people began to fast and pray for more of his blessing. Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Grace always amazes me—especially when I find it’s sweet sound in unexpected places. This story of Manasseh is more unexpected than most—I’m still amazed by it. Here is one of the most evil Kings of the whole bunch—could grace save a wretch like Manasseh? Continue reading

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Revival

“Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?” Continue reading

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Never Ending Cycle

What happens when God’s people turn away from God’s commands and do whatever is right in their own eyes? That seems to be the question that the writer of Judges is trying to answer. The answer? In short: Chaos. The pages of Judges are filled with missed opportunities, deceit, destruction, and death. Continue reading

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Sackcloth to Joy

The Christian life is characterized by joy. Not that it is always easy—it is not. But joy flows from a relationship with Christ, not from our circumstances, so it is may be found in the most unusual places—especially the difficult ones. Continue reading

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Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

uilding the temple—it brought him to his knees. They needed “some reviving to set up the house of God, to repair its ruins…” (9:10 ESV). God had been faithful to bless, but the continued hand of the Lord was needed. Continue reading

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Revival: Do We Really Want It? (July 23)

Revival would be wonderful, but it is costly. Continue reading

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Sackcloth to Joy (Feb 22)

The Christian life is characterized by joy. Not that it is always easy—it is not. But joy flows from a relationship with Christ, not from our circumstances, so it is may be found in the most unusual places—especially the difficult ones. Continue reading

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Time after Time (July 25)

But even judgment showed the mercy of God. Instead of abandoning them, he used the adverse circumstances to bing them back to himself. Continue reading

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Revival: Do We Really Want It?

Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? Continue reading

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