Being Woven

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This is the Way…

And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction,  yet your Teacher will not hide Himself anymore, but your eyes shall see your Teacher.   And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,”  when you turn to the right or when you turn to …

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After Easter Comes What?

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, Who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”  Galatians 2:20 After Easter…how do I live?  Do …

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Reflection…Now Through Eternity

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face.  Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known. 1 Corinthians 13:12 reflection unclear vague imprecise hazy So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed …

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The Burden of this Cross

Then Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.   Matthew 16:24 ἀπαρνέομαι aparneomai to forget one’s self lose sight of one’s self and one’s own interests disown, abstain Jesus’ words strike a hard cord in me.  I am called to follow …

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Turning Back

“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord GOD.  Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin.”  Ezekiel 18:30 שׁוּב shuwb to turn back, return to God restore, repair,  refresh ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be …

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My Heart — Your Dwelling Place

David built houses for himself in the city of David. And he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.  1 Chronicles 15:1 אֹהֶל ‘ohel a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance):—covering, (dwelling) (place), home, tabernacle, tent I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the altar.   …

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Ears to Hear

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God.  To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.  Ecclesiastes 5:1 שָׁמַע shama` to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.):— attentively, call …

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God is Sovereign

This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: “Only in returning to Me and resting in Me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength. But you would have none of it.  Isaiah 30:15 אֲדֹנָי ‘Adonay The LORD used only of God where God is submissively and reverently …

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Shamayim

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  Genesis 1:1 שָׁמַיִם shamayim heaven, heavens, sky visible heavens, sky as abode of the stars as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc Heaven: the abode of God, the dwelling place of God On my last post, My Citizenship is in Heaven, I wrote of …

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My Citizenship is in Heaven

Then she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, for he said, “I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.”  Exodus 2:22 גָּר ger alien, sojourner, foreigner living in a strange land among strange people; anyone who is not native to a given land or among a given people As a …

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