Monthly Archives: September 2013

beauty from ashes

Philippians 3:7 7 But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 More than that, I count all things to be loss [c]in view of the surpassing value of [d]knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, [e]for … Continue reading

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True freedom, True release

Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All Hebrews 10:1-14 ” The old system under the law of Moses was only a shadow, a dim preview of the good things to come, not the good things themselves. The sacrifices under that system were … Continue reading

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In a foreign land

Psalm 137:1-4  By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion. 2 Upon the [a]willows in the midst of it We hung our [b]harps. 3 For there our captors [c]demanded of us [d]songs, And our tormentors … Continue reading

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Through the fire

Through the fire.

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Through the fire

painting “beauty from ashes”, by Carole L. Haines Psalm 119:92-93 92 If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction. 93 I will never forget Your precepts, For by them You have ]revived me. The … Continue reading

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It is better

Psalm 118:5-9 5 From my distress I called upon [b]the Lord; [c]The Lord answered me and set me in a large place. 6 The Lord is for me; I will not fear; 7 The Lord is for me among those who help me; … Continue reading

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The content of Ashes

  Ashes  –  ruins, especially the residue of something destroyed; remains; vestiges: I was having a bonfire outside in the backyard the other night when a sudden truth occurred to me.  My husband had grabbed a bunch of paper trash, and stacked kindling and wood around it.  He … Continue reading

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