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Costly Water

2 Samuel 23:15-17a “David longed for water and said, ‘Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!’  So the three mighty men broke through the Philistine lines, drew water from the … Continue reading

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In the Morning

2 Samuel 11:2-4a, 14-15 “One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace.  From the roof he saw a woman bathing.  The woman was very beautiful, and David sent someone to find … Continue reading

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Crossed Over

Exodus 15:19-21 “When Pharaoh’s horses, chariots and horsemen went into the sea, the Lord brought the waters of the sea back over them, but the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground.  Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took … Continue reading

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Poured Out

2 Kings 4:1, 2b-4, 5b, 7a “The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, ‘Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the Lord.  But now his creditor is … Continue reading

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Lifted

Jeremiah 38:6-7a, 11-13a “So they took Jeremiah and put him into the cistern…They lowered Jeremiah by ropes into the cistern; it had no water in it, only mud, and Jeremiah sank down into the mud.  But Ebed-Melech, a Cushite, an … Continue reading

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Seeing

Job 42:5 “My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you.” Luke 2:27-31 “Moved by the Spirit…Simeon took [Jesus] in his arms and praised God, saying: ‘Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your … Continue reading

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Scarlet Ropes

Joshua 2:8-9a, 12, 13b-14, 17 “Before the spies lay down for the night, [Rahab] went up on the roof and said to them, ‘…please swear to me by the Lord that you will show kindness to my family because I … Continue reading

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