Monthly Archives: June, 2012

This is the day the Lord has made

Let us rejoice and be glad. My computer is at the doc’s for a check-up, and because I am not proficient at writing on my iPhone today’s message will be brief. A friend told me about a book by Janet Pope called “His Word in my Heart”. Janet Pope has memorized more than 90 books …

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Abiding in Christ

Psalm 27 New International Version (NIV) Psalm 27 Of David. 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation)—     whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—     of whom shall I be afraid? 2 When the wicked advance against me     to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes     who will stumble and fall. 3 Though …

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The Way, the Truth, and the Life

John 14:5-7 New International Version (NIV) Jesus the Way to the Father 5 Thomas(A) said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” 6 Jesus answered, “I am(B) the way(C) and the truth(D) and the life.(E) No one comes to the Father except through me.(F) 7 If you really …

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Water Walking Faith

Matt 14:27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” 28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” 29 “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. 30 But when he saw the wind, …

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“Whoever dwell…

“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’” (Ps. 91:1-2 NIV) Psalm 91 is one of my favorite psalms. The psalm is thought to have been written …

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A Father’s Day Prayer

Psalm 103:12-14 New International Version (NIV) 12 as far as the east is from the west,     so far has he removed our transgressions(A) from us. 13 As a father has compassion(B) on his children,     so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him; 14 for he knows how we are formed,(C)     he remembers that we are dust.(D) …

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Consider it all Loss

Philippians 3:4b If anyone else thinks he has reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: 5 circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee; 6 as for zeal, persecuting the church; as for legalistic …

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The Heavens Declare Your Glory

“[Psalm 19] For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge.” Psalm 19:1-2 NIV1984 The old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” could …

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Psalm 46:10“B…

Psalm 46:10“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”  As a child, I was told on more than one occasion to “be still.”  Later, as a mother, I admonished my son to “be still.”  And now, as I read the Scriptures, I am cautioned once again …

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Share Your Faith

Philemon 1:6 I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. 7 Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints. Today was our senior pastor’s last day at …

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