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Thorns

Genesis 3:17-18 “To Adam [God] said, ‘…Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.  It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the … 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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Seeds

Mark 4:26-28 “[Jesus] also said, ‘This is what the kingdom of God is like.  A man scatters seed on the ground.  Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how.  All by itself … Continue reading

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Honey

Numbers 14:6-8 “Joshua…and Caleb…who were among those who had explored the land…said to the entire Israelite assembly, ‘The land we passed through is exceedingly good.  If the Lord is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a … 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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Trumpets

Joshua 6:15-17a, 20 “On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched around the city seven times in the same manner, except that on that day they circled the city seven times.  The seventh time around, when the … Continue reading

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Strangers

Psalm 119:18-19 “Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.  I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me.” John 17:14-16 “I have given them your word and the world has hated … Continue reading

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Discovered

1 Samuel 10:20a, 21b-24 “When Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near…Saul son of Kish was chosen.  But when they looked for him, he was not to be found.  So they inquired further of the Lord, ‘Has the man come here yet?’ And … Continue reading

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Dawn

Job 38:12-13 “Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it?” Matthew 28:1-2 “After the Sabbath, at dawn on … Continue reading

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Desert Owl

Psalm 102:6-7 “I am like a desert owl, like an owl among the ruins.  I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof.” Mark 1:35 “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got … Continue reading

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