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Out of the Pit and Singing a New Song

Out of the Pit and Singing a New Song

You will have a new song in your mouth, a hymn of praise to your God. That’s the second way you’ll know you’ve waved goodbye to the pit. Right after the psalmist tells us that God sets us on the rock and gives us a firm place to stand, he tells us God gives us a new song: He

Christian Life is joyful

Christian Life Is Infused with Joy

The Christian life is marked by notable milestones, and you’ll find joy in every one of them. Remember, just because something is important and serious doesn’t mean it can’t also be filled with joy and the beauty of deep, abiding contentment. Salvation The moment of salvation is inexpressibly joyous. This is our eternal, spiritual delivery

You’re Invited to the In the Middle of the Mess OBS

I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! — Psalm 27:13-14 ESV I discovered in my darkest moments that sometimes the most powerful prayer of all is just a

Come to Me, All You Who Are Weary

Learn to relate to others through My Love rather than yours. Your human love is ever so limited, full of flaws and manipulation. My loving Presence, which always enfolds you, is available to bless others as well as you. Instead of trying harder to help people through your own paltry supplies, become aware of My unlimited supply, which is accessible to

Trouble: When You Can’t See the Morning

I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me. When I was in distress, I sought the Lord. – Psalm 77:1-2 Have you noticed how, when you are in heaviness, you are always tempted to think about yourself?.. Against this is… Psalms “I will turn my thoughts from myself to

Enemy Lies: There’s No Such Thing As “Sticks and Stones”

The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. – Psalm 119:130 We can allow the names we call ourselves to define us. We can let the labels that others give us define us. After all, from the time we’re born, and then throughout life, we’re put in a box. We’re defined by our

Your Soul Needs a Center

A soul without a center is like a house built over a sinkhole. “How collapsed you are my soul, and how you sigh over me.” On the other hand, the soul comes alive when it is centered on God. “Let the morning bring me word of Your unfailing love… for to You I lift up my soul.”

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