Monthly Archives: May 2016

You don’t need to hide

Do you ever hide your true self? Do you mask the real you and, instead, put on a costume designed by the expectations of others? Do you hide from God? Have you ever wondered, “Am I good enough?” Let’s take … Continue reading

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Why have you forsaken me?

If you’ve been around church or the Bible for very long, chances are that you’ve read or heard Psalm 23. It begins: 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads … Continue reading

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Hesed

Hesed is the Hebrew word that describes God’s love for you and me. It’s reliable. It’s faithful. Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of … Continue reading

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Who is John Mark?

The four Gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Of these four, Mark’s account of Jesus’ ministry is the most fast-paced and forceful. Mark wastes no time getting to his blunt assertion that Jesus is the Messiah. By verse 15 of … Continue reading

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A parallel wilderness

The idea of parallel universes is widespread in fiction. Popular examples include Alice through the Looking Glass (Alice in Wonderland) and A Christmas Carol. We have to look to the Bible, however, to find a parallel wilderness. While parallel universe stories … Continue reading

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The forest of your pride

Don’t get tired of doing good. God will bless your small, daily steps of obedience. Look what God says to you through his prophet Isaiah. Yes, weep and grieve until the Spirit is poured down on us from above And … Continue reading

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Your bones will vibrate with life

There is no greater comfort than God’s word. If you are having a rough day, I pray that this passage will give you peace. Trust GOD from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your … Continue reading

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