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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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Reward

Genesis 15:1 “After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram.  I am your shield, your very great reward.’” Hebrews 11:6b “…anyone who comes to [God] must believe that he exists … Continue reading

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Cords

Hosea 11:1-2a, 4a “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.  But the more I called Israel, the further they went from me…I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love…” John 2:14-15 “In … Continue reading

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Fruit

Deuteronomy 8:7-9a “For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land—a land with streams and pools of water, with springs flowing in the valleys and hills; a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, … Continue reading

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Martyr

Matthew 5:43-44 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” Acts 7:59-8:1 “While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, ‘Lord Jesus, … Continue reading

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Banner

Exodus 17:15-16a “Moses built an altar and called it The Lord is my Banner.  He said, ‘For hands were lifted up to the throne of the Lord.’” Isaiah 11:10 “In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a … Continue reading

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