Category Archives: Hope

Ezekiel 17:24

Ezekiel 17:24 NRSV “All the trees in the field shall know that I am the Lord. I bring low the high tree, I make high the low tree; I dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish. … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 34:11-16 God, the True Shepherd

Ezekiel 34:11-16(NRSV) “For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among the scattered sheep, so I will seek out my sheep. … Continue reading

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Isaiah 40:8 “The Word of Our God Stands Forever”

Isaiah 40:8 “The grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever.” (NLT – New Living Translation) Reflection:  No matter what the season, no matter what may come and go– good or bad– the one … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Fear

Never let fear of others’ evil dictate the good you can do. Never let fear of failure keep you from trying to succeed. Success only comes from trying and doing. You cannot succeed at something if you do nothing. Never … Continue reading

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James 5:11

James 5:11 (NIV) As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. Reflection: Whatever your … Continue reading

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An Infinite God, Infinite Possibilities

It is often said in many different ways that God’s ways are not our ways and His thoughts are not our thoughts. Isaiah 55:8-9 pretty much sums it up with, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your … Continue reading

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Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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