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O Come, O Come Emmanuel

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

We recently sang this song at my church. It is rich with biblical truth and draws attention to the hope believers have in Christ. I would encourage you to read the lyrics as well as listen to the song. Verse 1 O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel that...

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Hope and Help from Psalm 23 (Part 2)

This week's article looks at how the phrase "For his name sake" brings hope and help in desperate situations. To see how the phrase "The Lord is my shepherd" brings comfort and care to sufferers you can read part one here. By Dale Porter I am 61 years old now. When...

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Happy Thanksgiving, Beloved!

Psalm 26:6-8    6 I wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O LORD, 7 proclaiming thanksgiving aloud, and telling all your wondrous deeds. 8 O LORD, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells. The Psalmist, David, helps all...

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Help and Hope from Psalm 23 (Part 1)

By Dale Porter This year has been difficult with my mother dying, an appendicitis surgery and other life challenges. Throughout the year, my mind pondered on Psalm 23’s help and hope. This psalm has a lot of encouragement for you. Psalm 23:4 has been recited by those...

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Romans 12:9-21

If you open your Bible to this text it probably has a heading like “Marks of the True Christian” or something closely related and rightly so.  In this text, one finds such things as genuine love, abhorrence of evil, holding fast to what is good, love for one another,...

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