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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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Abiding

Deuteronomy 30:11-14 “Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach.  It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, ‘Who will ascend into heaven to get it and … Continue reading

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Egypt

Genesis 46:2-4a “And God spoke to Israel in a vision at night and said, ‘Jacob, Jacob!’  ‘Here I am,’ he replied.  ‘I am God, the God of your father,’ he said.  ‘Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will … Continue reading

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Trees

Isaiah 41:19-20 “I will put in the desert the cedar and the acacia, the myrtle and the olive.  I will set pines in the wasteland, the fir and the cypress together, so that people may see and know, may consider … Continue reading

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Eagle

Deuteronomy 32:10-11 “In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste.  He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye, like an eagle that stirs up its nest and … Continue reading

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Close Behind

Psalm 139:5 “You hem me in—behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.” John 20:13-14 “[The angels] asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying?’  ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she said, ‘and I don’t know where they … Continue reading

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Path

2 Samuel 22:36b-37 …you stoop down to make me great.  You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn.” Hebrews 12:12 “Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees.  ‘Make level paths for your feet,’ so … Continue reading

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Clay Jars

Judges 7:19-21 “Gideon and the hundred men with him reached the edge of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, just after they had changed the guard.  They blew their trumpets and broke the jars that were in … Continue reading

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Treasures of Darkness

Job 28:1-3, 10-12 “There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined.  Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore.  Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses … Continue reading

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