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A Life of Ascent (Psalm 134, A Song of Ascents, Devotional)

Psalm 134 A Song of Ascents 1 Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who stand by night in the house of the Lord! 2 Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord! 3 May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who made heaven and earth! This… Continue reading A Life of Ascent (Psalm 134, A Song of Ascents, Devotional)

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What is Good and Pleasant? (Psalm 133, A Song of Ascents of David, Devotional)

Psalm 133 A Song of Ascents of David Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! 2 It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron,  running down on the collar of his robes! 3 It is like the dew of… Continue reading What is Good and Pleasant? (Psalm 133, A Song of Ascents of David, Devotional)

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A Time to Pray, a Time to Act (Exodus 14:15-20 Devotional)

The Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward. 16 Lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, that the people of Israel may go through the sea on dry ground. 17 And I will harden the hearts… Continue reading A Time to Pray, a Time to Act (Exodus 14:15-20 Devotional)

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Keep Calm by the Raging Sea (Exodus 14:10-14 Devotional)

10 When Pharaoh drew near, the people of Israel lifted up their eyes, and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them, and they feared greatly. And the people of Israel cried out to the Lord. 11 They said to Moses, “Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away… Continue reading Keep Calm by the Raging Sea (Exodus 14:10-14 Devotional)

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“Lord, Please Send Someone Else” (Exodus 4:10-17 Devotional)

But Moses said to the Lord, “Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.” 11 Then the Lord said to him, “Who has made man's mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or… Continue reading “Lord, Please Send Someone Else” (Exodus 4:10-17 Devotional)

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A Call to the Father before Returning Home (John 17:1-5 Devotional)

17 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3 And this is… Continue reading A Call to the Father before Returning Home (John 17:1-5 Devotional)

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Turning Sorrow into Joy, in Just a Little While (John 16:16-22 Devotional)

16 “A little while, and you will see me no longer; and again a little while, and you will see me.” 17 So some of his disciples said to one another, “What is this that he says to us, ‘A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little while, and you… Continue reading Turning Sorrow into Joy, in Just a Little While (John 16:16-22 Devotional)

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When the Spirit of Truth Comes (John 16:12-15 Devotional)

12 “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things… Continue reading When the Spirit of Truth Comes (John 16:12-15 Devotional)

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When Seeing is Not Believing (John 12:37-43 Devotional)

When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them. 37 Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him, 38 so that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:“Lord, who has believed what he heard from us,  and to whom has… Continue reading When Seeing is Not Believing (John 12:37-43 Devotional)

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Jesus, the Man of Sorrows (John 12:27-36 Devotional)

“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. 28 Father, glorify your name.” Then a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.” 29 The crowd that stood there and heard… Continue reading Jesus, the Man of Sorrows (John 12:27-36 Devotional)