Category Archives: Creation

The Lord’s Compassion is Over All He Has Made

“The Lord is good to all,  and his compassion is over all that he has made.”  (Psalm 145:9 NRSV) What a tender picture these words convey.   The Creator extends his arms of  compassion over all: men, women, children, pets, … Continue reading

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God is Praised to the Ends of the Earth

As I read the verse below I was struck by the idea that God is known and praised all over the earth. “Your name, O God, like your praise, reaches to the ends of the earth.”  (Psalm 48:10 NRSV) That … Continue reading

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Surrounded By Faithfulness

“O LORD God of hosts, who is as mighty as you, O LORD? Your faithfulness surrounds you.”  (Psalm 89:8 NRSV) Think of it.  God is surrounded by His faithfulness.  What is faithfulness?  Faithfulness is the quality of loyalty or steadfastness.  … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Got Talent

NBC has a provided a show for gifted people.  It’s called “America’s Got Talent.”  According to Wikipedia this show is part of the British “Got Talent” Franchise.  “It is a talent show that features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

If one regularly watches the news and reads newspapers he or she can begin to think evil is too entrenched for good ever to be victorious.   Will the War in Afghanistan ever end?  Will terrorists ever lay down their weapons … Continue reading

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The Courts of the Lord

In one of my readings for today, I came across these verses: 1   How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! 2   My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing … Continue reading

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Reflecting on This Union

About 200 yards away just across a busy traffic artery there stands a flag pole with a giant American flag raised to the top.   The morning blue sky perfectly mats the red, white and blue.  Cars scoot easily by at … Continue reading

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The Love of God All Around Us

My wife and I read these words as we sat near our open deck door on this refreshing and gorgeous summer morning Psalm 104 NRSV 10  You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills, 11  giving drink … Continue reading

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