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Wine Diluted with Water

See how the faithful city has become a prostitute! She once was full of justice; righteousness used to dwell in her— but now murderers!   Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water.   Your rulers are rebels, … Continue reading

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By the Rivers of Babylon

By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the poplars we hung our harps, for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #11 – God is Bigger on the Inside

I was blessed to gather with fellow followers of the way of Jesus yesterday morning at a church on the campus of the University of Ghana called Legon Interdenominational Church (LIC). The experience was so moving on so many levels … 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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Abundant Showers

May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him. May you blow them away like smoke— as wax melts before the fire, may the wicked perish before God. But may the righteous be glad and … Continue reading

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Where Morning Dawns

Praise awaits you, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. You who answer prayer, to you all people will come. When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave our transgressions. Blessed are those you choose and … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – Beaches

Yesterday’s post marked the end of the book of 2 Kings so I thought this would be a good time to “eddy out” and reflect on 2 Kings and the tumultuous times it describes.  As I have prayed and reflected … Continue reading

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