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Praise Him with Show Tunes

Let them praise his name with dancing     and make music to him with timbrel and harp. Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor     and sing for joy on their beds. Psalm 149:3, 5 (NIV) The lyricist of Psalm 149, writing … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Go Home

Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed. Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years. Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his … Continue reading

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My Life: A Photo Abecedarius

E is for Eyes. I don’t know why, but I’ve always had a fascination with eyes. When I am struck by a stranger, it almost always their eyes that, well, “catch my eye.” Eyes have been a consistent motif in … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 32

When I refused to confess my sin,     my body wasted away,     and I groaned all day long. Psalm 32:3 (NLT) Like many, I’m a fan of The Godfather saga. The first two films in the trilogy undoubtedly rank among the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Acts 20

“But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (NLT) It is … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Colossians 3

Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. Colossians 3:2 (NLT) Wendy and I love movies, books, and the arts. We talk about them all the time. A friend of ours has told us on several occasions … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Mark 7

“Don’t you understand either?” he asked. “Can’t you see that the food you put into your body cannot defile you? Food doesn’t go into your heart, but only passes through the stomach and then goes into the sewer.” (By saying … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 29

…lest some poisonous weed sprout and spread among you, a person who hears the words of the Covenant-oath but exempts himself, thinking, “I’ll live just the way I please, thank you,” and ends up ruining life for everybody. Deuteronomy 29:18 … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 27

Moses and the Levitical priests addressed all Israel: Quiet. Listen obediently, Israel. Deuteronomy 27:9 (MSG) I came back from a business trip to Grand Island last week with a nasty little head cold. The cold did a number on my … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 15

He then called the crowd together and said, “Listen, and take this to heart. It’s not what you swallow that pollutes your life, but what you vomit up.” Matthew 15:10-11 (MSG) I’ve watched with interest the growing craze for natural, … Continue reading

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