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Gratitude

“Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.”           … Continue reading

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Open Our Eyes, “Sunrise-from-on-high”!

Mary exults in the kindness of God (Luke 1:39-80),  as shown in the announcement of the imminent coming of both Messiah and His forerunner, “for He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave” 48 and that He “has … Continue reading

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My husband is everything to me!

  Psalm 45 was taken by the Jewish understanding to be praise to the coming Messiah (as confirmed by Hebrews 1:8).  I like to apply vv. 11-12 to myself, therefore, as a believer,  Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear;  … Continue reading

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Who Do We Reflect to People?

Moses had a very close relationship with God during his wilderness service.  80-120 years old during this stressful time, he had learned dependence on God.  Speaking to God often in the Tent of Meeting as a friend (Exodus 33:11), it might be … Continue reading

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Humility

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