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triptych

“Cross, Shepherd, & Crown” — Stained Glass Panels, Faith Community Lutheran Academy The Word for today:Psalm 23, 24 Psalms 22, 23, and 24 are best seen as a triptych–a continuous painting displayed across three panels (1). Together, they depict the past, … Continue reading

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My God, my God, why?

The Word for today:Psalm 22:22-31 Psalm 23 is the single most famous, most memorized, most beloved poem in all of literature. But it is even more meaningful when it is placed in its true context–as the middle “panel” of a … Continue reading

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the Psalm of the Cross

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for today: Psalm 22:1-21 The whole Bible is the Word of God and therefore the whole Bible, Old and New Testaments, is really the story of Jesus Christ. But sadly many times we miss that … Continue reading

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a good word

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for today: Psalm 20 & 21 There is no denying the power of words. Jesus Christ is the Word of God (1).By words, God both created and continues to sustain this world (2). But this is not … Continue reading

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you can’t tell a book by its cover

The Word for today:Psalm 19 mark this: Psalms 19:1-2The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. and this: Psalms 19:7The law of the … Continue reading

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