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Truth Perspective…

Read Hebrews 10 Focus on verse 24-25 Everybody needs a little encouragement now and again. It can come in many forms. Sometimes all we need to get through a tough time is for someone to be present with us in … Continue reading

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Encouragement…

Read Acts 23 Focus on verse 11 Every once in a while one discovers that what one thought was a setback turns out to be moving us toward our objective. This kind of thing is particularly encouraging when it feels … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones…

Read Job 16 Focus on verse 2 A saying that we used to chant at each other on the playground when I was a child when we were called a derogatory name was “sticks and stones may break my bones … Continue reading

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Despair

Read Job 6 Focus on verses 8-9 A person in despair is a person who has lost hope. When one has lost hope the sleep of death sometimes appears appealing as the shortest, if not the only route, to relief … Continue reading

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Bitter or Better?

Read Job 3 Focus on verse 11 This chapter could perhaps be summarized into one very short sentence as follows: “And Job said: I’m so depressed I wish I was dead!” I am grateful that I have never had to … Continue reading

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Encouragement

Read Ezra 5 Focus on verse 2 Sometimes all we need is a little encouragement, especially when we get stalled in a project that has become bigger than we first thought. I recall taking on a renovation project a few … Continue reading

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