Monthly Archives: May 2023

Mercy for Sinners

How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. (Psalm 119:9 ESV) As I was thinking about Psalm 119, I came across an article about the filthy and heartbreaking cover of the recently … Continue reading

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Conviction and Confession

For I confess my iniquity; I am full of anxiety because of my sin. (Psalm 38:18 NASB) David, the young shepherd who became the King of Israel and a man after God’s own heart, found himself sick in his sin. He knew … Continue reading

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The Word and Prayer

 I, Daniel, learned from reading the word of the Lord, as revealed to Jeremiah the prophet, that Jerusalem must lie desolate for seventy years. So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and fasting. I also … Continue reading

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A Vision of the One True God

“This is the end of the account. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts terrified me greatly, and my face turned pale, but I kept the matter to myself.” Daniel 7:28 Daniel 2 describes a dream of Nebuchadnezzar. In his dream we see a … Continue reading

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The Great Snare

Yet no one was speaking openly of Him for fear of the Jews. (John 7:13 NASB) If you look at the preceding verses in John 7, it sounds very current. One group of people want Jesus to cash in on his … Continue reading

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Does it really say that?

For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation. (Psalm 149:4 CSB) Have you trusted Jesus alone for salvation from your sins? Have you responded to his call to come and find rest for your soul (Matt. … Continue reading

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Anxiety Like a Lead Zeppelin

Anxiety in a person’s heart weighs it down, but a good word cheers it up. (Proverbs 12:25 CSB) As a pastor and a hospital chaplain, anxiety often overcomes me with a double-dose: Sunday followed by Monday. I can find myself … Continue reading

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