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Ruth In, Syrians Out

In and through the sheltering and kind presence of God, Ruth is given the grace to devote herself fully to work.  The scripture says, “So she came, and she has continued from early morning until now, except a short rest.” … more »

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Thanksgiving Meditations: Thankful for Thank You Notes

Years ago, an American children’s program aired on Nickelodeon titled, “Blue’s Clues”. Blue’s Clues featured an animated blue-spotted dog named Blue.  The show’s innovative animation and production techniques helped their young viewers learn. The show was hosted by a live-action Steve … more »

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Thanksgiving Meditations: I Am Thankful

The phrase, “Give thanks” is stated or implied many times in Psalm 136. The Thanksgiving Holiday season is, naturally, a prime time to give thanks.  (However, for the Christian, the Thanksgiving season should be a year-round affair; that is, we always … more »

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Thanksgiving Meditations: Remembering and Thanking

My former pastor in St. Louis often said from the pulpit, “When I start thinking, I start praising God!”  I would like to propose a slight variation to this phrase: “When I start remembering, I start thanking God!” There is … more »

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