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self made man

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for today: Psalm 18:31-50 Wow,  some pretty impressive feats are noted in the second half of this Psalm. I know that we are talking about King David, but even he cannot “stand on the heights” … Continue reading

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in or out?

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for today: Psalm 18:1-30 mark this: Proverbs 18:10“The Name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” I still remember the feelings clearly. Anticipation. Nervousness. Excitement. Fear.I remember … Continue reading

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meet “the apple of God’s eye”

The Word for today:Psalm 17 mark this: Psalm 17:8Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings. There’s a good Hebrew/Yiddish word–chutzpah–which means a display of brazen audacity. In Psalm 17, it seems … Continue reading

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if you think it’s about you, it never will be

The Word for today:Psalms 15, 16 The last time I ran the Boston Marathon was in 2003. The schedule is a little different now, but in those days, we’d get on a bus at the Boston Commons in downtown Boston … Continue reading

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That’s the Spirit! (part 2)

The Word for today:Psalms 13, 14 Yesterday we saw what walking in the Spirit is not. Today we’ll take a look at what it is: 1. Walking in the Spirit is a commitment to walk like Jesus did.As an example for … Continue reading

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