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 7, 2022
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Spiritual Gifts

I bless you to Receive Fresh gifts of the Holy Spirit. And to Discover The gifts already given. And to […]
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 […]
November 3, 2022

A Blessing for the Beloved

Beloved, It’s Peter’s term for the saints (1 Peter 4:12) Because That’s who you are. You are “One who is […]
November 3, 2022

A Blessing for the Beloved

Beloved, It’s Peter’s term for the saints (1 Peter 4:12) Because That’s who you are. You are “One who is […]
November 2, 2022
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How to be Great in the Kingdom

Child of God, I bless you to live Like a little child.   To be like a child Is “the […]
November 1, 2022
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An “All Saints’ Day” Blessing

Since it is “All hallows day,” This blessing is “To the saints…” (Eph. 1:1, Rom. 1:7, 1 Cor.1:2, 2 Cor. […]
October 31, 2022
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An “All Hallows’ Eve” Blessing

You’re a “hallowed one.”   Which is important to remember On “All Hallows’ Eve” (“Halloween” for short).   Though all […]
October 28, 2022
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If You Want to Be Great in the Kingdom…

I bless you to be one of the “Great Ones” in the kingdom. When the disciples quizzed Christ, “Who is […]
October 27, 2022
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Why Being Like a Child is the Secret to Blessedness

May you have the heart of a child— Wild and wonderful and free, Laughing and loving and learning, Trusting and […]
October 26, 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 […]
April 12, 2022
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The Blame Game

It’s a bold blessing to give you, A bold claim to believe:   You’re blameless In Christ.   Don’t blame […]
March 18, 2022
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True Unity

I bless you today to Look beyond the world’s hate And rivalry And racism And finger-pointing And polarization And … […]
March 1, 2022
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A Blessing to Be Overpowered

I bless you to discover God’s benevolent might Like Jeremiah who exclaimed: “You are stronger than I, And you have […]
February 11, 2022

Here Comes the Sun

The sun peaked out in North Carolina this week. Shy. Skittish. But bright.   And then it hid again behind […]
February 1, 2022
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A Blessing for Peace with God

I bless you today To enjoy your peace with God.   No new information is needed. No new work is […]
January 27, 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: […]
January 25, 2022
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The Blessing of Being Appointed

Be blessed with God’s declaration to Jeremiah:   “Before you were born … I appointed you…” (Jer. 1:5)   Have […]
December 3, 2021

The Immanuel Blessing

Receive The promise from Isaiah’s pen, The prophecy of the coming King, The power of the Incarnation foretold:   “Behold […]
December 2, 2021
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A Blessing to Know God’s Nearness

I bless you to know The nearness, the “withness,” of God.   Receive the ancient promise again:   “Behold, The […]