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He Could Have … But Didn’t

He could have called ten thousand angelsTo destroy the world and set Him free.He could have called ten thousand angels,But He died alone, for you and me. Ray Overholt, 1959 Today is Holy Friday. In my meditation on Jesus’ death, I was reminded of this hymn we used to sing in the church I grew…

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His kindness does pursue me

On my way to work this morning these words came to mind … Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise. Teach me some melodious sonnet, Sung by flaming tongues above. Praise the mount! I’m fixed upon it, Mount…

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i’ll sing this song

Today- as I worked through some routine tasks- an old chorus came to mind – Thank you, Lord, for saving my soul, Thank you, Lord, for making me whole; Thank you, Lord, for giving to me Thy great salvation so rich and free. I discovered verses to go with the chorus – Some thank the…

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life, transformed

Today our pastor preached from Romans 16.  The haiku verses below reflect the points that he made … A changed life, transformed Helping, working, risking lives Life of servanthood  A changed life, transformed Searching, testing, knowing truth Life of vigilance A changed life, transformed Minding, watching, holding fast Life of victory A changed life, transformed…

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all things their Creator bless

In the early morning hours, the birds have been calling across the treetops.  I haven’t figured out what bird it is, but at least one of them is as good as a loud alarm clock.  I hear you, little bird,                   Shouting a-swing above the broken wall….

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the trusty crook

I’ve been pondering the truth that Jesus is the Good Shepherd.  I’m a city girl, don’t know much about sheep – except what I’ve read. Saviour, like a shepherd lead us, Much we need Thy tender care; In Thy pleasant pastures feed us, For our use Thy folds prepare: Blessed Jesus, Blessed Jesus, Thou hast…

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