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Try me and know my anxious thoughts

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.”                 … Continue reading

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To be heard by God

As Solomon led the people of Israel to dedicate the new Temple for the worship of God, the Lord said to him in a night vision, “If My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek … Continue reading

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Live for what lasts

Nearly every day I pray God would give me recognition of my own sin, that I might confess it to Him, turn from that destructive way, and find His healthy course for my life. “Search me, O God, and know … Continue reading

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Repentance without regret

“He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful;  yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit … Continue reading

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Repentance without regret

Maybe you’re looking wrongly at the gap between where you feel you are and what you think God wants you to be. “For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces … Continue reading

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“To this one will I look: . .”

I remember longing to have a loving, approving look from my father when I was attempting to do something difficult or frightening.  It gave me courage to go on. There are times when we want to avoid the attention of … Continue reading

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