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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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Outside the Gate

2 Kings 7:3-4a, 5b-6a, 7b-8a, 9 “Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate.  They said…‘Why stay here until we die?  If we…go into the city—the famine is there…So let’s go over to the … Continue reading

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Temple Treasury

1 Samuel 1:24-28a “After he was weaned, [Hannah] took the boy with her, young as he was…and brought him to the house of the Lord…they brought the boy to Eli, and she said to him, ‘As surely as you live, … Continue reading

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Mountains

Mark 11:22-23 “‘Have faith in God,’ Jesus answered.  ‘I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, … Continue reading

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Living Stones

Nehemiah 4:6-7, 13-15 “So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart.  But when [the officials] heard that the repairs to Jerusalem’s walls had gone ahead and that … Continue reading

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Coal

James 3:5-6 “Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts.  Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.  The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil … Continue reading

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Anchor

Jonah 1:4-6, 10b “Then the Lord sent a great wind on the sea, and such a violent storm arose that the ship threatened to break up.  All the sailors were afraid and each cried out to his own god.  And … Continue reading

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