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February 3, 2023
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A Price is Right Blessing

Here’s strong hope and reassurance: According to Romans 1:7, You are “Called” to be a saint.   Like years ago, […]
February 2, 2023
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The Power of Being Called

Take heart, Beloved, You’ve been called by God.   Paul said it succinctly in His Romans salutation:   “To all […]
February 1, 2023
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A Blessing from Martin Luther

Take today’s blessing From Martin Luther’s pen:   “The love of God does not find, But creates, that which is […]
January 31, 2023

God Loves You Uniquely, Differently

When the Father spilled over with affection And joy And said of His baptized begotten: “You are my Beloved Son,” […]
January 30, 2023
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Could God Love You as Much as He Loves His Son?

How deep is the Father’s love for you?   As deep as His love for His only begotten Son.   […]
January 27, 2023
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How Could God Love Us So?

You are God’s “Beloved” Because you have been Blessed in THE Beloved.   “Beloved”— One Greek word, “Agapetos” = One […]
January 26, 2023
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The Exclusivity of God’s Love

“Beloved.”   It’s every Christian’s identity. It’s your name.   “Beloved” of God.   Simply, “one who is loved” by […]
January 25, 2023
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What is God’s Favorite Name For You?

I bless you as the “Beloved” of God— Paul’s pet name For all the saints, As in his salutation of […]
January 24, 2023
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God is the Gift of the Gospel

Beloved of God, The Gospel you have believed And received Is the Good News of nothing less Than the gift […]
January 23, 2023
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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 […]
January 20, 2023
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A Blessing to Enjoy God’s Presence

I bless you to enjoy The near and dear Presence of God today.   I like how Paul starts His […]
January 19, 2023
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God is the Gospel

May you delight In God’s presence today Knowing that You have received Nothing less Than the ‘Gospel of God” (Romans […]
September 16, 2022
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A Blessing for the Humility that Leads to Honor

May the weak times, The humbling times, The hard times, Be, for you, The gateway to honor.   “Humility comes […]
June 29, 2022
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Destroying Idols

I bless you to rid yourself Of every idol, That you be shamed No more.   “Every goldsmith is Shame […]
November 2, 2021
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A Blessing to Forget Your Sin

I bless you today to forget about your sin The way God has.   What? The heart protests:   But […]
October 26, 2021
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Holy and Blameless

Child of God, “You, who once were alienated And hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, He has now reconciled In […]
March 5, 2021
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Shameless

Shame off you!   In a “you ought to be ashamed of yourself” world, The Lord has a very different […]
January 12, 2021
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Blessed to Forget Your Pain

I bless you to be as Manasseh— “Forgotten troubles,” the name means.   You are not defined by the pain […]
October 29, 2020
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Destroy the Idols

When you lose what you always thought you needed in order to be fulfilled, you find out that God was […]
October 23, 2020
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The Shame of Religion 2

There’s a cure for the “hardening of the oughteries” – the grace of God. To adapt the title of the […]
October 22, 2020
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The Shame of Religion

The Gospel isn’t about what you “ought to” do. It’s about what Jesus has already done. When my daughter Abby […]
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