Comfort Ye

"For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures, we might have hope." --Romans 15:4 I've been spending a lot of time with the prophets lately and finding them strangely comforting. Something about their unwavering confidence to speak God's word has been a …

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Hope

"Let the Amen sound from His people again"Joachim Neander (1650-1680); Translated by Catherine Winkworth Today is a day to sing "Amen." Let's affirm with generations of saints--"Yes I believe." When Jesus tells the Pharisees to render to Caesar what is Caesar's, he also tells them to give to God what is God's. To give to God …

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Power

"There is no fight He cannot win, no far place from which He cannot bring His children home."--Amanda Bible Williams, The Lord Is Our God It's pretty easy to recognize that we are currently living in a very hostile, public battle for power. But how often do we recognize the equally hostile, but much more …

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Healing

"Wherever the brokenness of sin touches, wherever fragmentation and alienation occurs, the mission of God looks like putting back together what evil has torn apart."--Glenn Packiam Physical injuries often require external intervention to facilitate healing. Washing a laceration to remove impurities, soothing a wound with the application of ointment, the surgical alignment of bones, (in …

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