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I love the Lord, because He hears my voice and my supplications.  Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore I shall call upon Him as long as I live.  (vv 1-2) People tend to have selective hearing ~ we only listen to what we want to hear; many times we are guilty of […]

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Into The Fields

At the doctor’s office a while ago,  my son and I sat in the waiting room reading.  An older gentleman wanting to talk continued to interrupt us as we read.  He told us about having to get his gallbladder out, that he was a farmer, and how hard it was to get his crops to […]

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Sand Heart

If you’ve read Alice in Wonderland or have seen the movie, you know how the Red Queen had nooooo mercy for the hungry frog in her court that stole a tart from her.  He was doomed  ~ “off with his head!”  ~ the second he reached out and took that tart. Mercy is defined by […]

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“All to Jesus I surrender; All to Him I freely give; I will ever love and trust Him, In His presence daily live.” (From the song “I Surrender All” Van De Venter/Weeden 1896, Public Domain) Inspiring, isn’t it?  Whenever I hear this grand, old song it nearly always carries my heart to finer heights than […]

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This scenario may seem a bit exaggerated, but that is exactly what Hannah endured.  Eli allowed his sons to run wild, without rebuke.   They were having sex with women when they brought sacrifices to the temple.  Eli did accuse Hanna of being drunk, but when she explained why she was praying, Eli blessed her.  […]

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“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” (Matt 5:48 KJV) When I was a young believer this verse in Matthew was often quoted to indicate what my goals should be, and I naively assumed that now that I was saved, I must also be perfect. “Perfect” seemed to […]

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