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John 17:11-15 — Prayed for in the midst of a hostile world

If there’s one thing I see in this passage, it’s the tender care that Jesus has for us as he prays for us. And he does pray for us. So often we pray for others.  But Jesus, as our high … Continue reading

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Proverbs 30:24-28 — Learning from the small and weak

It’s very easy for us to look down on people or things that appear small or weak.  But Agur was not one who would make that mistake.  He looked at four small creatures, and from them found wisdom. From the … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 — Our Shepherd

This is probably the most famous psalm in the book.  Probably because of the intimacy it displays between God and us.  In other psalms, we see God as king.  As judge.  As avenger.  As warrior.  But in this passage, we … Continue reading

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Zechariah 9:1-8 — The God who watches over all

This passage starts with the people’s eyes upon the Lord, looking to see what he would do.  And here we see how God would bring Alexander the Great to bring judgment upon Syria, Tyre and Sidon, and the Philistia. The … Continue reading

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