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Seek His Face Always

Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Psalm 105:3-4 I started today in a funk. I did not want to read … Continue reading

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Unfamiliar Journeys

When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: “Do not touch … Continue reading

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1,000 Generations

He remembers his covenant forever, the word he commanded for a thousand generations, the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac. Psalm 105:8 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England during much of the 1650’s, once said, … Continue reading

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Meditations That Please

May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the Lord. Psalm 104:34 Today’s Psalm passage poses a particularly perplexing problem for me personally. Are my meditations pleasing to the Lord? In other words, do my personal thoughts … Continue reading

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Praising God As Long As I Live

I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. Psalm 104:33 Merlin Carothers authored a powerful book entitled Power in Praise. This book is not for the faint … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

May the glory of the Lord endure forever; may the Lord rejoice in his works – he who looks at the earth, and it trembles, who touches the mountains, and they smoke. Psalm 104:31-32 In the 15th chapter of John’s … Continue reading

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Faithful, Obedient, and Praiseful

Praise the Lord, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word. Psalm 103:20 Where would the world be without the presence of God’s angels? These celestial creatures, like today’s Psalm passage declares, do God’s … Continue reading

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But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children – with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts. Psalm 103:17-18 Obedience is such a … Continue reading

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Thankful that God is Good

Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits – who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your … Continue reading

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Like a Bird Alone on a Roof

I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof. Psalm 102:7 Many Bible commentators suggest that Psalm 102 was written during a troubling time in the history of God’s people. It most likely refers to the … Continue reading

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