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Branches

Ezekiel 17:22-23a “This is what the Sovereign Lord says:  I myself will take a shoot from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break off a tender sprig from its topmost shoots and plant it on … Continue reading

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Hymns

2 Chronicles 20:15, 17b, 21-22 “He said: ‘Listen…Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army.  For the battle is not yours, but God’s…Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.’…Jehoshaphat appointed men … Continue reading

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Wells

Genesis 24:11b-17 “…it was toward evening, the time when the women go out to draw water.  Then [Abraham’s servant] prayed, ‘O Lord…give me success today…See, I am standing beside this spring, and the daughters of the townspeople are coming out … Continue reading

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Sleep

Genesis 2:20b-22 “But for Adam no suitable helper was found.  So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place … Continue reading

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For Good

Genesis 50:18-21 “[Joseph’s] brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. ‘We are your slaves,’ they said.  But Joseph said to them, ‘Don’t be afraid.  Am I in the place of God?  You intended to harm me, but God … Continue reading

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Fortress

2 Samuel 5:6-7 “The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there.  The Jebusites said to David, ‘You will not get in here; even the blind and lame can ward you off.’  They thought, ‘David cannot … Continue reading

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Gold

Job 23:10 “But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.” Isaiah 60:17a, 19b “Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron…for the Lord will … Continue reading

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Camels

Genesis 37:23-28 “So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe—the richly ornamented robe he was wearing—and they took him and threw him into the cistern…As they sat down to eat their meal they looked up … Continue reading

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Small Things

1 Kings 18:41-44a “And Elijah said to Ahab, ‘Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.’  So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground … 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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