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Boast

Ezra 8:21-23 “There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions.  I was ashamed to ask the … Continue reading

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Shoulders

Deuteronomy 33:12b “Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.” Luke 15:4-6 “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and … 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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Wind and Water

Exodus 14:22-22 “Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the Lord drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land.  The waters were divided, and the Israelites went … Continue reading

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Gates

Judges 16:2-4 “The people of Gaza were told, ‘Samson is here!’  So they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the city gate.  They made no move during the night, saying, ‘At dawn we’ll kill him.’  But … Continue reading

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Eagle

Deuteronomy 32:10-11 “In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste.  He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye, like an eagle that stirs up its nest and … Continue reading

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Close Behind

Psalm 139:5 “You hem me in—behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.” John 20:13-14 “[The angels] asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying?’  ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she said, ‘and I don’t know where they … Continue reading

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