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June 18, 2021
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Your Miracle

Maybe your miracle Is in the next cool dip In the Jordan.   Proud General […]
June 17, 2021
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The Thing About Fear

I bless you today to… “Fear not, For God is with you; Be not dismayed, […]
June 16, 2021
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Treasure In You

No need to scavenge or scrap. The treasure is in Christ, and He is in […]
June 15, 2021
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The Hope of Glory

He “chose to make known how great … are the riches of the glory of […]
June 14, 2021
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Above Reproach

Child of God, “You, who once were alienated And hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, […]
June 11, 2021
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Kingdom Citizen

Child of God, “He has delivered You from the domain Of darkness And transferred you […]
June 10, 2021
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Your Inheritance

I bless you to know today that “The Father … Has qualified you To share […]
June 9, 2021
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A Blessing for Patience and Joy

I bless you today to be “Strengthened With all power, According to his glorious might, […]
June 8, 2021
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Filled with Wisdom

I bless you that “You may be filled With the knowledge of his will In […]
June 7, 2021
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The Gospel Seed

“The Gospel, Which has come to you… Is bearing fruit and Increasing.” (Colossians 1:5-6) May […]
June 4, 2021
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See the New

I bless you to see The New So vividly That you forget The Old.   […]
June 3, 2021
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Sins You Forgot

  I bless you today to forget about your sin The way God has.   […]
June 2, 2021
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You are Alive

Feeling a little run-down? Life been deadening lately? Take this blessing straight from God:   […]
June 1, 2021
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The Hope You Already Have

I bless the hope that Already lives in you!   Child of God, You don’t […]
May 31, 2021
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A Blessing to Abide in Hope

I bless you to Abide “In the hope of eternal life, Which God, Who does […]
May 28, 2021
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See the Unseen

I bless you to Hope In the unseen.   “For in this hope We were […]
May 27, 2021
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Hope for the Chosen

You’ve been chosen In Christ Before the foundation Of the world. (Ephesians 1:4)   This […]
May 26, 2021
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An Overflow of Hope

“May the God of hope fill you With all joy And peace As your trust […]
May 25, 2021
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The Blessing of Hope

Is the future brighter? I hope so.   “I hope so.”   In worldly conversation […]
May 24, 2021
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When We Suffer

The love of the Lord Comforts, Assures, And heals.   I bless your soul To […]
May 21, 2021
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Trouble and Comfort

The greater the troubles, The greater the comfort.   The deeper the disappointment, The deeper […]
May 20, 2021
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Comfort for the Afflicted

In your losses, Big and small, I bless your soul To feel the compassion Of […]
May 19, 2021
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The Blame Game

It’s a bold blessing to give you, A bold claim to believe:   You’re blameless […]
May 18, 2021
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Awaken!

Eyes of the heart, Be blessed to open wide And see!   To see the […]
May 17, 2021
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A Guiding Light

When you’re in Christ, The devil can’t turn out the lights, Leaving you in a […]
May 14, 2021
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Spirit-Led

Child of God, I bless you to be led by the Spirit!   It’s part […]
May 13, 2021
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For the Confused

If the path of life feels Crooked, Convoluted, Confusing, Take heart— “He will make your […]
May 12, 2021
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Hearing God

You don’t need to know Where all the greenest fields flourish, Where the freshest waters […]
May 11, 2021
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A Blessing for Guidance

With the Lord as your Shepherd, You’ll never be lost.   Need nourishment? He leads […]
May 10, 2021
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Getting Better

Your soul is getting bigger In order to be better.   It might be nice […]
May 7, 2021
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A Little Improvement

I bless you to believe For one percent improvement.   Mistake me not— I do […]
May 6, 2021
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Just 1%

I bless you to grow, One percent.   “One percent!”, the ambitious soul cries. “It […]
May 5, 2021
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Little By Little

If your spiritual progress feels slow And your victories seem small— GOOD! God gives His […]
May 4, 2021
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A Great Work

Like Nehemiah, you’re “doing a great work” And can’t afford to be distracted Or delayed […]
May 3, 2021
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Soar

Feeling faint? God has power for you. Got no might? God has strength for you. […]
April 30, 2021
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Keep Going

They say that Nine out of ten people Give up Before the finish line.   […]
April 29, 2021
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Miracles in the Making

Maybe your miracle Is in the next cool dip In the Jordan.   Proud General […]
April 28, 2021
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Your Jericho

Your Jericho walls Are going to tumble.   I bless you to keep marching.   […]
April 27, 2021
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Growing Stronger in Adversity

Your hardships aren’t defeating you They are making you stronger.   Paul explains this plainly: […]
April 26, 2021
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Persevere

I bless you to keep sowing Because … In due season You will reap! (Gal. […]
April 23, 2021
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Forget Dark Days

I bless you to see The New So vividly That you forget The Old.   […]
April 22, 2021
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New Clothes

You’ve got some new clothes!   In Christ, you have the privilege Of putting off […]
April 21, 2021
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You’re Being Renewed

“We do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, Yet inwardly, We are […]
April 20, 2021
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Blessed to Be New

I bless you to see and savor the new.   I might have liked it […]
April 19, 2021
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Goodness Will Follow You

Bless you, Surely goodness and mercy Shall follow you All the days of your life […]
April 16, 2021
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You Will Rise

The sun of righteousness Shall rise With healing in its wings. You shall go leaping […]
April 15, 2021
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Embrace the New

The old has passed away; Behold, the new has come. (2 Cor. 5:17)   This […]
April 14, 2021
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You Belong to God

I bless you with the certainty Of your adoption in Christ.   You did not […]
April 13, 2021
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Manna in the Desert

Every day for forty years They ate it.   The same white, flaky stuff— Day […]
April 12, 2021
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Your Second Wind

I bless you today to find your second wind.   Maybe you’ve seen it. The […]
April 9, 2021
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A Little Heart Burn

May you have a little heart burn— The Easter kind.   The depressed disciples on […]
April 8, 2021
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Running Away from the Tomb

May the joy of Easter Overwhelm the weariness of All that’s been hard And long […]
April 7, 2021
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Meet Me in Galilee

“Meet me in Galilee.”   That’s where Jesus wanted To rendezvous with the disciples After […]
April 6, 2021
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Where God Isn’t

God is here now. God was there then. God will be wherever whenever.   He’s […]
April 5, 2021
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Good Disbelief

There’s only one kind of disbelief That God might like … a little. Only one […]
April 2, 2021
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It Is Finished

  “It is finished.” One final blessing from the cross, One final word in Greek— […]
April 1, 2021
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Forget About It

  When you’re in Christ, You’re more forgiven than you know.   Jesus’ first words […]
March 31, 2021
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Never Weary

Feeling sapped? Worn down, worn out?   Get ready for some good news, God isn’t […]
March 30, 2021
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Near to God

You’re near to God. An insider. Up close. Secret access.   Paul says it plainly: […]
March 29, 2021
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Scapegoat

Jesus isn’t only the Lamb who takes away the sin of the world; He’s also […]
March 26, 2021
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God’s Best Work

You’re God’s best work. I like blessing your life because To bless you is to […]
March 25, 2021
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The Best Seat in the House

Wow. You got the best seat in the house! I’m blessing you to enjoy the […]
March 24, 2021
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Security

Beloved, you belong to God.   Before God’s voice thundered into the unformed cosmos, Sending […]
March 23, 2021
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A Blessing for the Tired Soul

Feeling a little run-down? Life been deadening lately? Take this blessing straight from God:   […]
March 22, 2021
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Spiritual Wealth

May you know the Riches Of His glorious Inheritance In the saints. (Eph. 1:18)   […]
March 19, 2021
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Called to Hope

Eyes of the heart, Be blessed to open wide And see!   To see the […]
March 18, 2021
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A Guarantee

Your inheritance in Christ is secure. God guarantees it!   Ephesians 1 is no infomercial […]
March 17, 2021
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One More Day

This is the day. There are plenty of challenges in every day. Any day can […]
March 16, 2021
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The Ephesians Blessing

God is getting glory In you Today.   In Christ, You are “The praise of […]
March 15, 2021

The Mysterious Blessing

The mystery Has been made known To you In Christ. (Eph 1:9)   Let’s be […]
March 12, 2021
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Lavished with Grace

The riches of His grace Have been lavished Upon you, In the Beloved. (Eph. 1:7,8) […]
March 11, 2021

You’re a First Born

In Christ, You’re a first-born son.   Whether old or young, Male or female, New […]
March 10, 2021
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Blameless

It’s a bold blessing to give you, A bold claim to believe:   You’re blameless […]
March 9, 2021
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Before the Foundation

You’ve been chosen In Christ Before the foundation Of the world. (Eph 1:4)   This […]
March 7, 2021
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Unlimited

There’s no cap on your spiritual blessedness. When you’re in Christ, you get it all. […]
March 5, 2021
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Shameless

Shame off you!   In a “you ought to be ashamed of yourself” world, The […]
March 4, 2021
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Forget Your Sin

I bless you today to forget about your sin The way God has.   What? […]
March 3, 2021
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The Groundhog Blessing

I tried to catch a groundhog last fall Who was digging too close to the […]
March 2, 2021
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Here Comes the Sun

The sun peaked out in North Carolina this week. Shy. Skittish. But bright.   And […]
March 1, 2021
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Be Not Dismayed

I bless you today to… “Fear not, For God is with you; Be not dismayed, […]
February 26, 2021
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You Can Be Sure

Be blessed with this Blessed Assurance: “I am sure of this, That he who began […]
February 25, 2021
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A Strong Fortress

“The Lord is your rock  And your fortress And your deliverer, Your God, Your rock, […]
February 24, 2021
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The Psalm 91 Blessing

“Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place— The Most High, who is your […]
February 23, 2021
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No Weapon Shall Succeed

No weapon That is fashioned against you shall succeed. You shall Refute every tongue that […]
February 22, 2021
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Let Grace Catch You

Bless you, little lamb, Surely goodness and mercy Shall follow you All the days of […]
February 19, 2021
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A Table Prepared

Bless you, little lamb. The Shepherd prepares a table For you In the presence of […]
February 18, 2021
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The Blessing of the Rod and Staff

Bless you, little lamb. No need to fear evil, Your shepherd is with you.   […]
February 17, 2021
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Drink the Water

Bless you, little lamb, When you’re thirsty and can’t find the stream. Your shepherd knows […]
February 16, 2021
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Rest in the Pasture.

Bless you, little lamb.   May you want for nothing, And may all your pastures […]
February 15, 2021
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The Blessing of Peace

Though life feels uncertain and the season teems with troubles, There is a peace that […]
February 12, 2021
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Out of Options

Every day for forty years They ate it.   The same white, flaky stuff— Day […]
February 11, 2021
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A Good Mystery

I bless you to receive, uh, What is it?   “What is it?”   That’s […]
February 10, 2021
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No Lack of Manna

There’s enough grace for you today. Which is good, Because God only gives grace one […]
February 9, 2021
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It’s About to Rain Bread!?

“Behold, I am about to rain bread From heaven For you.”   With those words […]
February 8, 2021
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Manna for the Day

There’s enough grace for you today. Which is good, Because God only gives grace one […]
February 5, 2021
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February is for Flying

You can fly In February— Even February.   I know… All this waiting is wearisome. […]
February 4, 2021
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Quit Flapping, Start Soaring

You aren’t designed to flap Your wings Frantically, Futilely, Until you run out of fuel. […]
February 3, 2021
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Waiting isn’t Wasted

I bless your strength In the waiting.   Waiting for spring. Waiting for sunshine. Waiting […]
February 2, 2021
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Looking For Some Energy?

Feeling sapped? Worn down, worn out?   Get ready for some good news, God isn’t […]
February 1, 2021
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Hope for the Weary

Hey! Have you heard the news? We might be tired, but God isn’t!   The […]
January 29, 2021
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The Elijah Blessing

There is the sound of the rushing of rain— May your ears be blessed to […]
January 28, 2021
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Deep Roots

I bless you to be Like a tree Planted by streams of water That yields […]
January 27, 2021
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A Future and a Hope

I bless your spiritual eyes To see tomorrow’s promise today.   The Lord has good […]
January 26, 2021
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You Are Safe

You’re safe in God’s love!   I am sure that neither death nor life, Nor […]
January 25, 2021
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A Deep Security

I bless you with the certainty Of your adoption in Christ.   You did not […]
January 22, 2021

Walking in the Constant

I bless you to walk in constant                                                 Expectancy of the                                                 Favor of God […]
January 21, 2021
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You Are Qualified!

I bless the favor of God  On your life!   When you live according to […]
January 20, 2021
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No Matter What

I bless you to live all Your days under the right hand Of God’s favor. […]
January 19, 2021
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The Thing About Favor

As Jesus, “the firstborn of all creation” (Col. 1:15), Slowly suffocated on a Roman cross, […]
January 18, 2021
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Seeing Double

I bless you to be “doubly fruitful.”   For 3700 years Jewish dads Have blessed […]
January 15, 2021
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Twice Fruitful

I bless you to be as Ephraim— The name that means “twice fruitful.” God blessed […]
January 14, 2021
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Rebuilding on Top of the Ruins

I bless the “ruins” of your life To become the hill upon which Your tomorrow […]
January 13, 2021
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The Blessing of Freedom

I bless you to be Manasseh-like— Like the name that means “forgotten troubles.”   No […]
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 […]
January 11, 2021
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Blessed To Be Secure

Beloved, you belong to God.   Before God’s voice thundered into the unformed cosmos, Sending […]
January 8, 2021

Like Ephraim and Manasseh

  May God may you like Ephraim and Manasseh, Favored— Graced. All your days.   […]
January 7, 2021

Like Ephraim

May God make you like Ephraim, Joseph’s second-born Whose name means “Twice Fruitful”— You’re destined […]
January 6, 2021
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Like Manasseh

May God make you like Manasseh, Like the firstborn son of Joseph Whose name means […]
January 5, 2021
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Adopted and Secure

In Christ, you’re an adopted child, Secure, Forever.   God wants you to be like […]
January 4, 2021
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The Ephraim and Manasseh Blessing

As we move into this new year, May God make you as Ephraim and Manasseh. […]
January 1, 2021
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Getting Newer, not Older

You aren’t getting older—you’re getting newer! Because God loves to do new things.   Like […]
December 31, 2020

Grow in Favor

I bless you to grow in favor.   After Christmas, after the manger, After the […]
December 30, 2020
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Grow In Stature

I bless you to grow in stature.   After Christmas, after the manger, After the […]
December 29, 2020
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Grow in Wisdom

I bless you to grow in Wisdom.   Young Jesus grew wiser, As Luke reported. […]
December 28, 2020
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A Time to Grow

I bless you today to grow in Wisdom, stature and favor With God and people […]
December 25, 2020
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Beloved

I like to call you Beloved because It is who you are—you are Loved not […]
December 24, 2020
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By No Means the Least

Like Bethlehem, out of your life will come surprise blessings.   Feeling small? Remember Bethlehem. […]
December 23, 2020
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Seeing is Believing

I bless you to see what you believe.   God wanted the shepherds not only […]
December 22, 2020
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From Now On

You aren’t confined by your past. You aren’t defined by your failures.   You can […]
December 21, 2020
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The Lord is With You

You’re near to God today because God is near to you. I bless you to […]
December 18, 2020
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Every Word of God

YES! to all God’s promises in your life. YES! to every impossible thing He has […]
December 17, 2020
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Nothing is Impossible with God

You are God’s vessel for the impossible. Alone, you can’t. With God, you can.   […]
December 16, 2020
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You Have Found Favor with God

“You have found favor with God.”   Gabriel’s message isn’t just for Mary— Now, in […]
December 15, 2020
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Treasure His Riches

As you contemplate the treasures of God’s grace, you discover more wealth every day.   […]
December 14, 2020
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May His Star Still Shine

God is committed to getting you to your destiny—His light still shines.   The magi […]
December 11, 2020
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Unto You

The Good News of Christ’s birth was personal to the shepherds and to YOU.   […]
December 10, 2020
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Merry, Merry Christmas

We need to put the “Merry” back into “Merry Christmas.”   Are you ready for […]
December 9, 2020
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Jesus’ Merry Men

You’re Jesus’ co-heir and co-laborer. In old English, “God rest you merry, gentlemen” literally means, […]
December 8, 2020
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God Keep You Merry

If the Lord is committed to you, it means you’re a keeper!   My blessing […]
December 7, 2020
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Let Nothing You Dismay

We need not fear the evils of this world because God, in Jesus Christ, has […]
December 4, 2020
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You Have Found Favor

Your life isn’t defined by your predicaments—it’s defined by your position in Christ.   When […]
December 3, 2020
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Tidings of Comfort and Joy

In the midst of pandemic and pain, God brings tidings of comfort and joy.   […]
December 2, 2020
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God Rest Ye Merry

God wants to keep your heart full of joy.   The classic Christmas carol’s title […]
December 1, 2020
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You’ll See

Maybe it’s not the circumstances that are holding you back—maybe it’s the way you’re seeing […]
November 30, 2020
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This is the Day the Lord Has Made

You can rejoice today because, if for no other reason, God made this day!   […]
November 27, 2020
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The Paw of the Lion

Gratitude isn’t mushy—it’s mighty.   Anyone who celebrated America’s Thanksgiving holiday yesterday put into practice […]
November 26, 2020
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Psalm 103 Blessing

There is always, ALWAYS, a way to be grateful. As we celebrate Thanksgiving today in […]
November 25, 2020
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Forget Not All His Benefits

When you remember God’s past blessings, you activate your faith in His goodness today. How […]
November 24, 2020
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Blessed Beyond Belief

You’re blessed beyond belief—literally!   I’m delighted to spend these days not just offering a […]
November 23, 2020
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Let Down Your Hair

When we are most grateful, we are most happy.   As we look forward to […]
May 26, 2021
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An Overflow of Hope

“May the God of hope fill you With all joy And peace As your trust […]
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