Monthly Archives: December 2017

Loose Lips

Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Psalm 141:3 Susan Phelps, the absolutely amazing lady who does the children’s sermon for our church most Sundays, is a remarkable woman with an … Continue reading

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Fear Not

O Sovereign Lord, my strong deliverer, who shields my head in the day of battle – do not grant the wicked their desires, O Lord;…” Psalm 140:7 In the annual televised Charlie Brown Christmas special, there is an interesting phenomenon … Continue reading

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Be Merciful

O Lord, I say to you, “You are my God.” Hear, O Lord, my cry for mercy.” Psalm 140:6 One of my favorite quotations from President John Kennedy is, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what … Continue reading

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God Knows Each of Us

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:13–14 Once again we turn to … Continue reading

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A Walk of Servitude

So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged … Continue reading

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His Mighty Right Hand

If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:9 I still remember my many … Continue reading

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Never Ever Give Up

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes, with your right hand you save me. The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, … Continue reading

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Being Made Bold and Stouthearted

When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted. Psalm 138:3 As I shared last week, I completed my second 18 month clinical trial for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease a few weeks ago. In spite of the more … Continue reading

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May We Never Forget

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill. Psalm 137:5 Today’s passage contains a very unusual and perplexing declaration. The psalmist declares that if he should ever forget Jerusalem, then may his right hand forget … Continue reading

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His Love Endures Forever

…to the One who remembered us in our low estate His love endures forever. And freed us from our enemies, His love endures forever. And who gives food to every creature, His love endures forever. Psalm 136:23-25 A few weeks … Continue reading

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