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Found On the Edges

Today’s devotional was written after watching a motorcycle demonstration at CityFest Grand Rapids in September 2019. I hope the truth that God sees you even if you find yourself on the edges. All is well, Lisa

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Psalm 84 Exam

If you have been working through Psalm 84 with me, thank you. Are you ready for the final exam?  Below, are the first letters of

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Memorization Idea

Can you rearrange these words into part of Psalm 84? If you have been working on the verses this week, hopefully some key words helped

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The Sons of Korah

The Psalms are the Bible’s songbook but in modern times we primarily read them, and it is easy to forget that they were intended to be sung…

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Psalm 84

This is our last week to finish up  Psalm 84.  Thankfully, the last three verses of the Psalm (verses 10-12) are pretty familiar. It has been

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Movie Clips

Roar

When I was putting together the sermon this week, I thought about using this clip from the Disney movie, The Lion King, but it didn’t

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Life Interrupted

Well, this is what my wipe-off board I use for scripture memory has looked like for one month — Other than a little water that

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Jim’s Tribute

Following is the tribute Jim gave about his dad, George Edward Samra, at his memorial service on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

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George Edward Samra

George Edward Samra, age 84, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 25 after a lengthy battle with dementia. We rejoice

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Change

Saturday (Sept. 22) marks the first day of autumn (Autumnal Equinox).  The weather is cooler and the leaves are starting to turn signaling that fall is here.  Soon they will reveal

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Psalm 84:7-9

If you are working on memorizing Psalm 84, we move on to the next three verses this week in order to make our goal of memorizing

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Prayer

Prayer Suggestions

Sunday was an important reminder about the power of prayer from the life of Hannah in 1 Samuel. Some people have asked me how they could get

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Psalm 84:4-6

If you are memorzing through Psalm 84 with me this month, our three verses for this week are Psalm 84:4-6: Blessed are those who dwell

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Most Serious Work

Prayer is not a little habit pinned on us while we were tied to our mother’s apron strings; neither is it a little decent quarter

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Books

Me, Myself and Bob

We don’t agree about olives and coffee, but we usually agree on books. Lisa and I both just read an excellent book: Me, Myself and

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Memorization

Bible memorization is absolutely fundamental to spiritual formation. If I had to choose between all the disciplines of the spiritual life, I would choose Bible

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