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joy in the everyday ~ psalm 30:5

Sing praise to the LORD, you saints of His, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning. As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, we are using Rachel… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ psalm 30:5

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joy in the everyday ~ romans 15:30

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13 Hope.  Joy.  Peace.  Isn’t it interesting that these words walk together in the same passage? Hope:  expectation, trust Joy:  gladness, calm delight, state of well-being… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ romans 15:30

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me…leading a ladies’ bible study?

We started a ladies’ Bible study group this fall.  Can I say how beneficial it has been to me and how grateful I am for it?  Here I thought that I was going where He lead, just helping to meet a need, instead the Lord has blessed me immeasurably…isn’t that just like Him? I prayed for direction… Continue reading me…leading a ladies’ bible study?

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joy in the everyday ~ psalm 16:11

You may notice that I quoted this verse in my first post, welcome. Isn’t it a wonderful thought? We do not need to go it alone.  The God of all creation cares for us and will guide us if only we would look to Him. Psalm 119:105 tells us, “Your word is a lamp to my feet… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ psalm 16:11

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go into all the world

He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves with him. ~Psalm 126:6 Today, in our morning devo, my kids and I read Psalm 126.  It relates the emotions of the Jewish captives as they receive the news–Good King Cyrus decreed that they could return… Continue reading go into all the world

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do not let my lips deny you

A man we know recently returned from a trip to Egypt and shared the evidence of God at work in that place.  While there is religious persecution in Egypt, there is a growing community of Christian converts.  It made me think of the hardships many Christians face. Because we live with relative religious freedom in North America,… Continue reading do not let my lips deny you