Morning Prayer | 8.27.2019

As the morning rain waters the city streets and we prepare to head out to face the day, let us keep our eyes focused on You, sweet Jesus. Help us be the salt and light that the people we encounter today need. Fill our countenance with joy and and our hearts with kindness. Let us […]

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Sunday Prayer | Perfect In All Your Ways

Praise God, that You, Lord, my God, are perfect in all Your ways. The Holy Spirit reminded me of this truth numerous times throughout the past week as I met people coping with circumstances and dealing with situations beyond their own ability to fix. They needed something greater. Someone more powerful. As I listened intently, hoping […]

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Psalm Saturday | Our Merciful and Loving God

Compassion and mercy are recurring themes that come to mind as we continue to examine and explore the Psalms that form what is traditionally known as the “Great Hallel.” We maintain our focus on the “Songs of Ascent.” Sung and recited by Israelites on their pilgrimage to participate in annual festivals, the “Songs of Ascent” […]

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Sunday Prayer | Build My Life

God is worthy of our praise. We can extol Him in song. We yearn to raise our voices to shout to the Lord-Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah! The Apostle Paul was a man of prayer and praise. He understood who he was, he had experienced the gift of the Gospel first hand, and Paul knew God. He […]

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Sunday Prayer | God of Mercy

God desires us to practice justice rather than continuing to practice unfairness and injustice toward each other. The Lord wants us to love mercy, showing others the same loving kindness God has shown us. As believers, we should depend on the Lord, remain humble, not arrogantly pursuing selfish gain for ourselves but instead submitting to […]

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Living a Life of Mercy

I hear a lot more talk about grace than I do mercy. You too? I’ve heard it said that if grace is getting what we don’t deserve then mercy is not getting what we do deserve. God gives us an abundant dose of both grace and mercy, especially in light of the atoning work of Jesus […]

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