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Early I Rise to Praise You

Psalm 139: God’s Complete Physical

Lord, you have given me a complete physical and you know the state of my mind, body, and soul. My daily planner lays open before you. My thoughts are front page news as you sip your morning coffee. When I leave for work, or…

Stop to Watch the Fish Jump: Our Elijah Moment

1 Kings 19:…11So He said, “Go forth and stand on the mountain before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD was passing by! And a great and strong wind was rending the mountains and breaking in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD…

A Moment to Cry Out

“His middle name should be Patrick.” Jonathan said as I shared with him he was going to have a baby brother. I liked the sound of Patrick, it fit well with Daniel. “Why Patrick?” I asked. “Because your Irish, and this is one lucky…

Delivered from the Dead Life

Romans 8: 9You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.10But if Christ is in you, although the body…

One Necessary Thing

Luke 10:41But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, 42but one thing is necessary. Mind distracted by obligation, hands and heart splintered bitter in our scrambling to sustain God, who chooses to dwell with us.   “Relate…

A Prayer of Surrender

Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen.   Lord, help me to see you as more substantive then my sorrow, my depression. I see the evidence things not seen. I know you are…

God’s Pregnant Laughter

Who is this God cutting covenant with me? Walking the gauntlet of redemption while I deeply slumber with doubt? Who is this voice that plucks me from polytheism. Patiently revealing that he alone is my God? I am the last picked. Ripe with barrenness No heirs No further…

Insomnia: No Match for Praise!

Job 42:1Then Job replied to the Lord: 2“I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. 3You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely I spoke of things I did not understand, things too…

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