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A Big Hope to Hold

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'Tis the Season / Cupid's Aim / Spirit Talk

I am holding a big hope. I have caught a glimpse of possibility, my heart has swelled, and there it is: Hope. We are just about halfway through the season of Advent, a season filled with hope. There is hope for peace, hope for God’s promised kin-dom, and another, special hope. It is a hope passed through the generations. It is the remembered hope for a Messiah. It is the inherited hope for salvation from […]

Psalm 83

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Heart Aches / Spirit Talk / Wrestling with Angels

I’m gathering materials for worship on Sunday, and came across this prayer. I will be praying it tonight, and probably many nights hence. The black dog of depression is nipping at my heels, and I’m struggling right now. I am so depressed tonight, O God. I feel as if I am the sole target of an enemy barrage–that all the demons of hell are bent on damning my soul for eternity. I remember your precious […]