Category Archives: Christianity

Debt

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 “At the end of seven years you must cancel debts.  This is how it is to be done:  Every creditor shall cancel the loan he has made to his fellow Israelite.  He shall not require payment from his … Continue reading

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Outstretched

Psalm 77:1-2 “I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me.  When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted.” … Continue reading

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Cheek

Lamentations 3:30-33 “Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace.  For men are not cast off by the Lord forever.  Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

Psalm 66:12b, 19b-20 “…we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance…God has surely listened and heard my voice in prayer.  Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his … Continue reading

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Courage

Deuteronomy 31:7-8, 34:9a “Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the presence of all Israel, ‘Be strong and courageous, for you must go with this people into the land that the Lord swore to their forefathers to give … Continue reading

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Washed

Jeremiah 2:22-23a (NLV) “‘Even when you wash yourself with much strong soap, the mark of your sin is still before Me,’ says the Lord God.  ‘How can you say, ‘I am clean.’?’” Matthew 27:24 “When Pilate saw that he was … Continue reading

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Flesh

Matthew 14:25-26, 29b-31a “During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them walking on the lake.  When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified.  ‘It’s a ghost,’ they said, and cried out in … Continue reading

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