Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pounding Waves

The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity. The seas have … Continue reading

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Stilling the Surging Seas

You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them. You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies. The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Digging and Dredging

I am in the midst of preparing for an extended trip to Ghana and I decided today was a good day to “eddy out”. I had an interesting conversation via chat the other night with a friend from Haiti.  He … Continue reading

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The Land of Oblivion

Lord , you are the God who saves me; day and night I cry out to you. May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry. I am overwhelmed with troubles and my life draws near to … Continue reading

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A Doorkeeper in the House of God

How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord ; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Even the sparrow has found a home, and the … Continue reading

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An Unknown Voice

God says listen to me and you will be satisfied. Continue reading

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Restoration

This process of restoration can be hard and sometimes feels like our skin is being torn from our bodies. Sometimes that is what is needed for us to become the new creations God sees in us. Continue reading

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Where is their God?

O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble. They have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of … Continue reading

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Iron Man or Son of Man?

How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness and grieved him in the wasteland! Again and again they put God to the test; they vexed the Holy One of Israel. They did not remember his power— the day he … Continue reading

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Given what we Crave

But they continued to sin against him, rebelling in the wilderness against the Most High. They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved. They spoke against God; they said, “Can God really spread a table … Continue reading

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