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Pleasant lines?

Pleasant lines?

“The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places.” Psalm 16:6 This verse struck me with special force yesterday in my daily reading of the...

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A Selah Moment

A Selah Moment

We thought it might be a few weeks, now it seems like it may be a few months, or even longer. The world has slowed down, stopped. Highway...

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Purge Me with Hyssop

Purge Me with Hyssop

"Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow." Psalm 51:7 As the M’Cheyne Bible reading plan has...

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Thoughts on Moses and COVID-19

The Power of Intercession and a God who Relents Today, as part of the M'Cheyne reading plan, I read Exodus 32, which describes God’s wrath...

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Thoughts on Habakkuk

Make the Vision Plain, the name of my  website, comes  from a verse in Habakkuk: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run...

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2019 Best Books I’ve Read

2019 Best Books I’ve Read

This year, my reading was affected by two knee replacements and the accompanying medication that made it hard to concentrate. But I still...

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A Month of Healing in Narnia

A Month of Healing in Narnia

On March 1, I had knee replacement surgery and began the process of recovery. For most of the month of March, I slept only a few hours at...

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Wise words on Prayer

Wise words on Prayer

Lilias Trotter served her Lord in Algeria from 1888 to her death in 1926.  Lilias, born to a wealthy family in England, first applied to a...

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2018 Best Books I’ve read

2018 Best Books I’ve read

This has been an interesting year for me in reading, with books ranging from spiritual themes to cultural contrasts to biographies, with a...

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Try Tears

Try Tears

Sometimes a simple story captures such a profound truth it is unforgettable. The story below, as told by Leonard Ravenhill, is recorded in...

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Did Elijah have a secret?

Did Elijah have a secret?

Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half...

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