Psalm 73—Just Be You

Psalm 73—Just Be You

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 I’m not planning on writing on all 150 Psalms, as many of them have similar themes.  As I was reading the Psalms, I came upon Psalm 73, which has as...

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Psalm 52—God Will Have the Final Say When It Comes to Justice

Psalm 52—God Will Have the Final Say When It Comes to Justice

I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever. Psalm 52:8 The word “justice” seems to come up more and more these days, especially when it comes to the things we are told to do or not do.  Is it “just” to require people to wear masks?  Is there...

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Psalm 50—Change Your Latitude with an Attitude of Gratitude

Psalm 50—Change Your Latitude with an Attitude of Gratitude

He who brings thanksgiving as his sacrifice honors Me; to him who order his way aright I will show the salvation of God! Psalm 50:23 What am I going to do today?  There are lots of us who are asking this question, and for a number of reasons. Some of us...

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Psalm 38—A Plea for Help

Psalm 38—A Plea for Help

Do not forsake me, O Lord!  O my God do not be far from me!  Make haste to help me, O Lord, my salvation! Psalm 38:21-22 There are a group of six Psalms that are read at every Orthros (Matins) service in the Orthodox Church.  The second of the six...

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Over or Under?

Over or Under?

As He entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to Him, beseeching Him and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, in terrible distress.” And He said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the centurion answered Him, “Lord, I am not worthy to have You come...

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The Set Up of Our Altar Comes from the Old Testament

The Set Up of Our Altar Comes from the Old Testament

Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. For a tent was prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the bread of the Presence; it is called the Holy Place. Behind the second curtain stood a tent called the...

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On the Occasion of Independence Day

On the Occasion of Independence Day

For our knowledge is imperfect and our prophecy is imperfect; but when the perfect comes, the imperfect will pass away.  When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became a man, I gave up childish ways. ...

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Ordinary Became Extraordinary, Sinners Became Saints

Ordinary Became Extraordinary, Sinners Became Saints

When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. And He called to Him His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every infirmity. The names...

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The Attributes of an Apostle

The Attributes of an Apostle

For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are...

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Saint Peter

Saint Peter

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do...

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Saint Paul

Saint Paul

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. To my shame, I must say, we were too weak for that! But whatever any one dares to boast of—I am speaking as a fool—I also dare to boast of that. Are they...

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Three Valuable Lessons

Three Valuable Lessons

Jesus said, “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; but if your eye is not sound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is...

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