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March 8- Read Psalm 13 At first glance, the beginning and end of this chapter don’t really seem to go together.  David is crying out to God asking when he will be delivered.  Verse 3 especially stands out, where he says, “Consider and hear me, O Lord my God: lighten...

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Issue at Hand

Bullying is an intentional, unprovoked, repeated action by one person to hurt or domineer a weaker person. Bullies often think of themselves as superior to the person they are attacking. A 2013 study conducted by UCLA in a public middle school uncovered some chilling facts about bullying. Middle school students...

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Love

Come, let us look and see what love is; All love is God and God is love. Love starts with God. All love is His; Love had its birth in heaven above.   Come, let us look and see what love says: “I love Thee first — I really do...

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Delivering the Helpless

God hates bullying. That needs to be stated not only because there is truth found in the quotation of George Orwell that “restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” It needs to be said, because it is the truth: “These six things doth the Lord hate:...

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Bullying: A Survey

Before you begin reading this article I want to preface it by confessing that this was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever had to write. I received so much emotional feedback, and because many individuals responded with such powerful and painful words, some even bringing me to tears....

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Accusations and Answers

In a low state of mind when I feel quite weak,                             (Ps. 69:2) There’s a voice in my mind that will start to speak.                     (2 Cor. 11:3) He accuses, and brings up all of my sins                                     (Rev. 12:10b, 12b) And just like that, a battle begins.                                              ...

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February Devotionals

February 8—March 7 (28 days)   February 8—From Communion to Conquer Read 2 Samuel 8 We read in 2 Samuel 7 that the Lord gave David “rest round about from all his enemies.” During that time of rest, the prophet Nathan brought David Jehovah’s word, and David spent time in...

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