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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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Staff

Exodus 3:15a, 16-17a, 4:17, 20 “God also said to Moses, ‘…Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘…I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt.  And I have promised to bring you up … Continue reading

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Wings

Psalm 91:3-4 “Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.  He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge.” Luke 13:34 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the … Continue reading

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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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