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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Strength, Part 2

In Isaiah 40, the prophet declares that God does not faint or grow weary. Isaiah wants the people to know that their God has not grown tired. The people might be weary, but God is not. He hasn’t lost a … Continue reading

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On Deck

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Unexpected Snow

We got about 4-5 inches of unexpected snow tonight!

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Strength, Part 1

One of the things I really love about God’s Word is that it provides us with an antidote to the weariness we feel from time to time. I wonder how many of us are weary with worry. Maybe your worries … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Character, Part 4

These two images — God as Mighty Warrior and God as Gentle Shepherd — must be held in balance. If we picture God merely as the Mighty Warrior without the balancing image of the Gentle Shepherd, we might end up … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Character, Part 3

God as Gentle Shepherd The picture of the Mighty Warrior is balanced by a second picture: that of God as a gentle shepherd. Isaiah says, He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Character, Part 2

God as Mighty Warrior Isaiah says, Behold, the Lord God comes with might and his arm rules for him. The picture here is one of God as a mighty warrior who fights on behalf of His people. It’s similar to … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Character, Part 1

Juniper Village is a memory-care facility located just outside Denver, Colorado. This week, Juniper Village set up a “hug tent” for their residents, many of whom are not only dealing with memory loss issues but they have not been able … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Word, Part 3

I decided to run a little experiment this week. Rather than going through all the verses in God’s Word that bring me comfort, I decided to crowdsource this. So I asked my friends a very simple question: What Scripture or … Continue reading

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A New Day: Comfort in God’s Word, Part 2

God tells Isaiah to speak to the heart, so I think we should hear these words at a heart level, too. So let me ask you a question: What kind of person do you want to become? There is a … Continue reading

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