Stillness at Dawn

Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed,Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning;Great is Your faithfulness.“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,“Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 I love early mornings. Granted, I was up about an hour and a half earlier than I typically like to wake, but …

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Morning thoughts on “Learning in Wartime”

You would be surprised if you knew how soon one begins to feel the shortness of the tether, of how many things, even in middle life, we have to say ‘“No time for that,” “Too late now,” and “Not for me”… A more Christian attitude, which can be attained at any age, is that of …

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Peace in the Lord’s Sovereignty

I was talking with someone the other day and the topic of extended periods of time between contact was brought up. It had been a while since this group had chatted together. So I said, "Well, life is one exciting event after another." And this is pretty true. Sometimes these exciting events are actually somewhat …

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All Nations, Tribes, and Tongues

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all …

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Hymns: “Be Thou My Vision”

  "Be Thou My Vision" is a well-known and well-loved hymn. Though it was originally written over 1400 years ago, it was not translated from its Old Irish text until the early 1900's. The hymn is attributed to a monk nicknamed Dallán Forgaill; the first name meant "blind one," though he supposedly regained his sight. …

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