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Streets

Thus says the LORD of hosts: Old men and old women shall again sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand because of great age.  And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and … Continue reading

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Battle

On a Sabbath, while He was going through the grain fields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands. But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful to … Continue reading

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Malignant

… the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. (James 3:18) I won’t forget the day my younger brother called to say he had cancer. Though it was an aggressive form, it was … Continue reading

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Multiply

But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an everflowing stream. (Amos 5:24) It’s hard to believe we have been under the shadow of Covid-19 for 3 months. When it was just beginning, when the school closed early … Continue reading

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Magi

“Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” (John 7:38) It is hard to imagine this world without Magi Goro. On Sunday morning, while standing in the pulpit and … Continue reading

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Faithful

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. (Hebrews 10:23) Like many boys his age, Hermann loved to climb trees. The lively eight-year-old was confident. He strove to mimic the effortless … Continue reading

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Deployed

“… and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) Fourteen hours of flying in the economy section. Not something I was looking forward to when … Continue reading

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Worship

Let everything that has breath praise the LORD! (Psalm 150:6) “In Nepal, we all look like we’re about to go somewhere,” Sheila laughed. We were meeting in the home of Dave and Sheila,* our friends in Nepal, and were all … Continue reading

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Dancin’

I don’t know the name of the ant that I encountered in the jungle here. It turns out that there are 1,393 species of ants in Papua New Guinea. ​This ravenous carnivour is just under a centimeter in length. What … Continue reading

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Eclipse

Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. (1 Corinthians 2:12) In the zone of totality, a phenomenon that cannot … Continue reading

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