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The Greatness of God

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Scripture: “In Him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name.” – Psalm 33:21   As you begin your day, I encourage you to read Psalm 33. Psalm 33 is a hymn of praise to God for who he is and what he does. In Psalm 33, you will see the greatness of […]

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Joy

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Scripture: “You make known to me the path of life; You will fill me with joy in Your presence, with eternal pleasures at Your right hand.” – Psalm 16:11 On a recent trip to the lowcountry, we decided to not take the interstate and travel on a less crowded route instead. One of the things I […]

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Radiate Joy

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Scripture:  “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.” – Romans 8:1-2  When was the last time that you rested in the reality that you have been set […]

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Go, and Return With Joy! 

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Scripture:  “After this, the Lord appointed 72 others and sent them two by two ahead of Him to every town and place where He was about to go. He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. […]

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Sing a Little Louder 

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Scripture: “Consider it pure joy my brothers and sisters whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know the testing of your faith produces perseverance.” – James 1:2-3   As I sit down to write this devotional, truth be told, I can’t help but giggle a bit at myself.  As I hold true to […]

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Finding Joy

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“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it.” – Matthew 13:45-46   Some time ago, I led a retreat on the theme of “Pearls of Great Price.”  We talked about finding the one thing […]

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Tell the story that brings joy

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“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”  (Matthew 28: 19-20) -AND- “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my […]

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