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Wheat

Judges 6:3-4, 6, 11-13a “Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.  They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living … Continue reading

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Without Ceasing

Daniel 6:10-12a “Now when Daniel heard that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem.  Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his … Continue reading

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Crown

Psalm 103:2-4 “Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion…” Isaiah 28:5 “In that … Continue reading

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Midwives

Exodus 1:15-17, 20a, 21b “The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, ‘When you help the Hebrew women in childbirth and observe them on the delivery stool, if it is a boy, kill him, but … Continue reading

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Breath

Genesis 2:7 “…the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.” Ezekiel 37:1, 9-10 “The hand of the Lord was upon … Continue reading

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Heavenly Hosts

Job 38:1, 6b-7 “Then the Lord answered Job…’Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundations?  Tell me if you understand…Who laid its cornerstone—while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy?’” Luke 2:13-14 “Suddenly a … Continue reading

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Champion

1 Samuel 17:15, 20, 23b “…David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s sheep at Bethlehem…Early in the morning David left the flock with a shepherd, loaded up and set out, as Jesse had directed.  He reached the … Continue reading

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Room

Luke 2:7b “She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” Mark 2:1-4 “A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come … Continue reading

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Lamb

1 Samuel 16:11-13 “So [Samuel] asked Jesse, ‘Are these all the sons you have?’  ‘There is still the youngest,’ Jesse answered, ‘but he is tending the sheep.’…Then the Lord said ‘Rise and anoint him; he is the one.’  So Samuel … Continue reading

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Undeserved

1 Samuel 30:21-24 “Then David came to the two hundred men who had been too exhausted to follow him and who were left behind…As David and his men approached, he greeted them.  But all the evil men and troublemakers among … Continue reading

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