Vision

November 25, 2022
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God With Us

I bless you to know The nearness, the “withness,” of God. Receive the ancient promise again: “Behold, The virgin shall […]
November 24, 2022
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A Thanksgiving Blessing

“Oh give Thanks To the Lord, For He is Good, For His steadfast Love Endures forever!” (Psalm 107:1)   It’s […]
November 23, 2022
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Filled with the Spirit

I bless you to “Be filled with the Spirit” (Eph. 5:18) Every head was bowed, Every eye closed, When the […]
November 22, 2022
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Freely Receive the Gifts

I bless you to Freely receive The spiritual Gifts That God so Freely gives! “Now there are varieties Of Gifts…” […]
November 21, 2022
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Hearing from God

I bless your spirit To “… earnestly desire The spiritual gifts, Especially that you may prophesy.” (1 Cor. 14:1)   […]
November 18, 2022
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When You’re Out of Options

Every day for forty years They ate it. The same white, flaky stuff— Day after day. For forty years. They […]
November 17, 2022
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What God Appoints, He Anoints

“Before you were born,” God told Jeremiah, “I appointed you a prophet…” (Jer. 1:5)   The predestined prophet Balked, saying: […]
November 16, 2022
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All Things Through Christ

I bless you to know you “Can do all things Through Him Who strengthens You!” (Philippians 4:13) All things? Really? […]
November 15, 2022
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: Are you serving Jesus or is He serving you?

I bless you to let Jesus serve you, For “the Son of Man Came not to be served but to […]
November 14, 2022
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What is the Secret Source of Most Anger?

May all your misplaced anger Melt in the warmth of authentic grief Over yet met desires In an imperfect world. […]
November 12, 2022
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Why Did Jesus Have So Much Compassion for Sinners?

Feeling frustrated by the folly Of self-centered people?   Have you just about “had it” With the immorality of the […]
November 10, 2022
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The Strange Thing You Might Be Blind To

I bless you to be not blind To the blindness of the world.   Jesus wept over the city That […]
November 10, 2022
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The Strange Thing You Might Be Blind To

I bless you to be not blind To the blindness of the world.   Jesus wept over the city That […]
November 9, 2022
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What Would Happen if You Could See the World as Jesus Sees

May you see the broken world Through the Savior’s eyes And discover His empathy For an immoral culture.   When […]
November 8, 2022
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Live Unveiled

I bless you to live Unveiled In the Presence of God. Unveiled before His Glory. Unveiled before His Grace. Unveiled […]
November 4, 2022
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Desire God’s Gifts

I bless your desires To become increasingly God-shaped And God-sized. “… eagerly desire The spiritual gifts,” (1 Cor. 14:1) Paul […]
October 21, 2022
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God is a Planner

God is a planner— A planner of good things For His children.   Like Anne’s preparation For the delightful sabbatical […]
September 21, 2022
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Wear the Robe your Father Gives You

I bless you to Wear the robe your father gives you.   When Jacob played favorites And gave his youngest […]
September 20, 2022
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A Blessing for the Dreams from God

May your God dreams never die.   May the inspired visions, The deep, God-given knowings, The Spirit-induced yearnings, Live in […]
September 19, 2022
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A Blessing to Accept your Throne

Joseph’s most spectacular step Of bold, ridiculous faith, Might not have been when he dreamed As a young man Or […]
September 8, 2022
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God is in Your Future

Listen. What’s that sound?   Listen, Abraham, Can you hear it?   Look up, Abraham.   “And Abraham lifted up […]
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