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Thank you, Lord, for this day you have made (Psalm 118: 22-29)

The stone that the builders rejected  has become the cornerstone. This is the Lord's doing;  it is marvelous in our eyes. This is the day that the Lord has made;  let us rejoice and be glad in it. Save us, we pray, O Lord! O Lord, we pray, give us success! Blessed is he who… Continue reading Thank you, Lord, for this day you have made (Psalm 118: 22-29)

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Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)

Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: “The right hand of the Lord does valiantly, the right hand of the Lord exalts,  the right hand of the Lord does valiantly!” I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the Lord. The Lord has disciplined me severely,  but… Continue reading Gates are open, enter with joy! (Psalm 118: 15-21)

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Shelter in His everlasting love (Psalm 118: 1-14)

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!2 Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”3 Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”4 Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”5 Out of my distress I called on the… Continue reading Shelter in His everlasting love (Psalm 118: 1-14)

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Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)

Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalm 117 ESV This is the shortest psalm with only two verses, and it is the shortest chapter of the entire Bible. There are 1189 chapters in… Continue reading Praise Him, the God of all nations! (Psalm 117)

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What shall I return to the Lord for all his goodness to me? (Psalm 116 12:-19)

What shall I render to the Lord for all his benefits to me? I will lift up the cup of salvation  and call on the name of the Lord, I will pay my vows to the Lord  in the presence of all his people. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of… Continue reading What shall I return to the Lord for all his goodness to me? (Psalm 116 12:-19)

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Unity in love and in truth (Colossians 2:1-3)

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face,  that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of… Continue reading Unity in love and in truth (Colossians 2:1-3)

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He is the One we proclaim (Colossians 1:28-29)

Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. Colossian 1:28-29 ESV Jesus died for us and washed away our sins to present us holy and blameless in God’s sight… Continue reading He is the One we proclaim (Colossians 1:28-29)

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Transformation in Christ, beyond magical (Colossians 1:21-23)

Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation— if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move… Continue reading Transformation in Christ, beyond magical (Colossians 1:21-23)

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Builders of the wall (Nehemiah 3:6-12)

The Jeshanah Gate was repaired by Joiada son of Paseah and Meshullam son of Besodeiah. They laid its beams and put its doors with their bolts and bars in place. 7 Next to them, repairs were made by men from Gibeon and Mizpah—Melatiah of Gibeon and Jadon of Meronoth—places under the authority of the governor of Trans-Euphrates. 8 Uzziel son of Harhaiah,… Continue reading Builders of the wall (Nehemiah 3:6-12)

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The same Jesus all along! (Hebrews 13:8)

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 NIV This was one of the Bible verses that encouraged me on my very first day entering full-time ministry. New challenges come with unknowns and uncertainties. From professional architectural practice to hanging out with different groups of young people varied from age 4… Continue reading The same Jesus all along! (Hebrews 13:8)