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But you are a tower of refuge to the poor, O Lord,     a tower of refuge to the needy in distress. You are a refuge from the storm     and a shelter from the heat.  (Isaiah 25:4) […]

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 136:1 When the going gets tough, the tough repeat this phrase over and over (or a variation thereof): “Give thanks to God for He is […]

I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead. (Philippians 3:13) Coulda, shoulda, woulda… Those words (though they aren’t real words) plague us often. Certainly our regrets can be valid, and we would […]

Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders. (Deuteronomy 33:12) Who knows how many souls you cross paths with today will […]

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Don’t judge by his appearance or height…The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 He will not […]

The most powerful of all prayers are those written for us directly from Scripture. Today we will pray a Psalm for the United States upon the celebration of our 241st Anniversary. This is a prayer for revival; let’s make it […]

“You are special.” ~Mister Rogers Parents of Millennials have certainly drilled into their children the notion that they are indeed special. We let them know under no uncertain terms that they were important enough to stop everything. Baseball games usurped […]

Let Your compassion quickly meet our needs. (Psalm 79:8b) The passionate commitment of the Lord of Heaven’s armies will make this happen! (Isaiah 9:7b) What’s God like? What’s your idea of Him? Angry? Preferring judgment and revenge over mercy? Taking […]

“Tell him to stop worrying. Tell him he doesn’t need to fear the fierce anger of those two burned-out embers” (Isaiah 7:4). What is keeping you up at night? What are you praying about, and are those prayers mixed with and […]

They forgot what he had done— the great wonders he had shown them, the miracles he did for their ancestors… When the Lord heard them, he was furious. The fire of his wrath burned against Jacob. Yes, his anger rose […]