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Category Archives: 2018

“I Want to Know Christ”

Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Holy wisdom, love most bright; Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring Soar to uncreated light. From the song Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Johann Sebastian Bach, lyrics by Robert Bridges One of the joys of the Christmas season is the beautiful music that is played everywhere.  Recently I heard the […]

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Great Habits Help in Every Season

As I change my calendar to the month of October, I’m looking forward to the routines that lie ahead. There’s something comforting about packing away summer essentials and getting ready for the fall season.  Sandals and shorts are exchanged for sneakers and sweaters, and soon shorter days will bring cooler breezes and colorful leaves. In […]

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Good Summer Reads

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16, NASB There’s something about summertime that spurs us to search for a good book, fall into a hammock or lounge chair, […]

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The Graham Legacy

But I lavish unfailing love for a thousand generations on those who love Me and obey My commands. Exodus 20:6 (NLT) The passing of Dr. Billy Graham in February hit many people hard. Yes, he had been in declining health for some time—but for those of us who grew up during the Graham years, his […]

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What’s Better Than a Hallelujah?

Praise the Lord! Yes, give praise, O servants of the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord! Blessed be the name of the Lord now and forever. Psalm 113:1-2 (NLT)  Amy Grant’s song Better Than a Hallelujah spoke to me again in recent weeks.  The lyrics remind me that the Lord listens to all the […]

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