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Genesis 49:15– when he sees how good is his resting place and how pleasant is his land; he will bend his shoulder to the burden and submit to forced labor…

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Published October 3rd, 2011 by

Psalm 89:47, 48- O [earnestly] remember how short my time is and what a mere fleeting life mine is. For what emptiness, falsity, futility and frailty you have created all…

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Published October 3rd, 2011 by

Matthew 6:24–No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and…

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Published September 30th, 2011 by

Romans 6:10-12-For the death that He died, He died to sin, once for all, but the life that He lives, He lives to God. Even so consider yourselves to be…

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Published September 30th, 2011 by

John 15:8- My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples. (NRSV) We had a pitiful stand of rhubarb in the side garden. Fancy…

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Psalm 42:1-3– As the deer pants for the water, so I long for you, O God. I thirst for God, the living God. Where can I find him to come…

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Published September 30th, 2011 by

Hebrews 4:12 –the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates, dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes…

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Published September 28th, 2011 by

Proverbs 18:9 – He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and he who does not use his endeavours to heal…

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Colossians 3:23-24– Whatever may be your task, work at it heartily (from the soul), as (something done) for the Lord and not for men. Knowing (with all certainty) that it…

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Published September 27th, 2011 by

Habakkuk 3:17-19–Though the cherry trees don’t blossom and the strawberries don’t ripen, though the apples are worm-eaten and the wheat fields stunted, though the sheep pens are sheep-less and the…

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