Category Archives: Meditation

Meditate On His Holy Word

I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. Psalm 119:48 There was a time in my life when I would run across a particular passage from the Bible that touched my … Continue reading

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Pure Thoughts

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 In the Apostle Paul’s closing lines in his letter to the church in Philippi, he reminds them to think about eight things. The … Continue reading

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His Words Are True

All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. Psalm 119:160 In the Apostle Paul’s closing words to the Philippians, he tells them to think about certain things. The first of these things was whatever is true. In … Continue reading

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Things to Think About

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Philippians 4:8 I try to be a pretty … Continue reading

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Keep Your Heart on the Right Path

Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path. Proverbs 23:19 The day that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, an angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds living in fields nearby keeping watch over their … Continue reading

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Ponder All These Things

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19 As we enter the Advent season, the time leading up to Christmas, it is import to prepare our hearts for the day we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Meditate on the Word of God

Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Joshua 1:8 I love to watch old movies. I have … Continue reading

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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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A Light for Your Path

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 A church near our home had the following phrase on its marque: Daily devotions are far better than New Year resolutions. Each time I … Continue reading

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Good to Be Afflicted

It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. Psalm 119:71 I wrestled with this passage for days before finally deciding to write a devotion encompassing the deeper meaning of words. I must be … Continue reading

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