Tag: Meditations

Is Your Heart Ready for Christmas?

Christmas is less than two weeks away and I haven’t even started my Christmas cards, I’m only half-done my shopping, and I still have baking to do. I’m not ready for Christmas… at least in that sense. But I am preparing. Are you? I don’t mean the party-planning, picture-taking, shopping and wrapping, baking and traveling sort of […]

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God’s Truth Stands Forever

I recently began reading a modern translation of The Confessions of St. Augustine (affiliate link). This classic work from the 4th century has stirred the hearts of many Christians and provoked much growth towards spiritual maturity throughout the years. I never really knew what it was about, or why it was such a famous and time-tested […]

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A Christmas Meditation: Let Us Adore Him!

Let us adore Christ the Lord, together at Christmastime… For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; And that child is our Messiah, And that son is our promised Redeemer! The government shall be upon his shoulder, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days. And he shall stand and […]

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Hymns for Advent: Incarnation

Heaven’s arches rang when the angels sang, proclaiming thy royal degree; but of lowly birth didst thou come to earth, and in great humility. Israel’s Strength and Consolation, Hope of all the earth thou art! Dear Desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart! Thou camest, O Lord, with the living Word, that should […]

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A Moment of Anticipation: Hymns for Advent

Come, thou long expected Jesus, born to set Thy people free! From our fears and sins release us; let us find our rest in Thee. Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. O come, thou Rod of Jesse, free thine own from Satan’s tyranny! From depths of hell thy […]

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A Blended Psalm of Praise

  A Psalm. For giving grateful praise.   Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. SHOUT for JOY to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness, come before […]

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Do Not Worry About Tomorrow

  Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life… Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? […]

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