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Salt

Psalm 34:8a “Taste and see that the Lord is good…” Matthew 5:13a “‘You are the salt of the earth.  But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?’” Jeremiah 29:4, 7 “This is what the … Continue reading

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Asleep

Mark 4:36a, 37-38 “Leaving the crowd behind, they took [Jesus] along, just as he was, in the boat…A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.  Jesus was in the stern, … Continue reading

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Yoke

1 Kings 12:3b-4, 6a, 7-8, 10-11 “…the whole assembly of Israel went to Rehoboam and said to him: ‘Your father put a heavy yoke on us, but now lighten the harsh labor and the heavy yoke…and we will serve you.”…Then … 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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Laugh

Genesis 18:10, 12-13a “Then the Lord said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’…So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, ‘After I am worn out and my … Continue reading

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Living Water

Jeremiah 2:13 “My people have committed two sins:  They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” John 7:37-38 “On the last and greatest day of the festival, … Continue reading

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Five

1 Samuel 17:40, 45, 50a “Then [David] took his staff in his hand, chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd’s bag and, with his sling in his hand, approached the Philistine…‘You come against … Continue reading

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Healer

Jeremiah 30:12-13, 17 “This is what the Lord says:  ‘Your wound is incurable, your injury beyond healing.  There is no one to plead your cause, no remedy for your sore, no healing for you…But I will restore you to health … Continue reading

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Waves of Words

Isaiah 48:17-18 “This is what the Lord says—your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; ‘I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.  If only you had … Continue reading

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Ashes

Psalm 8:4 “…what are mere mortals that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?” Daniel 9:3-5a, 18b-19 “So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and … Continue reading

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