Tag Archives: Psalms

January 11 – Watering the House

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 During the summer, when the South Texas heat zaps the land, we engage in what seems like a strange ritual. We water our houses. Ok, I know the jokes. “Trying to make your house … Continue reading

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October 18 – Sing!

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:23-35; James 5:7-12 It’s easy to get weighed down by the troubles and concerns of this world. We have an election coming up and we know every negative thing about each of the candidates. I would … Continue reading

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October 14 – Where Do You Look?

Psalm 121; Genesis 31:43—32:2; 2 Timothy 2:14-26 The older man was walking down the street. As he came to the corner, he noted a little boy searching around the road under the street light. He was concerned about the youngster … Continue reading

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September 12 – Oh, To Be Cool!

Psalm 73; Amos 7:1-6; 1 Timothy 1:18-20 Richard Cory had it all. He was impeccably dressed, a gentleman in all respects. Let’s face it, to the ladies he was a “hottie” and guys wished they could look like him. He … Continue reading

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June 23 – Good Things

Psalm 16; Leviticus 9:22—10:11; 2 Corinthians 13:5-10 In recent days I have seen a number of posts belittling prayer. Most of these, of course, are from those who have a different view of God than a biblical view. Some of … Continue reading

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June 17 – The Teacher is Coming

Psalm 22:19-28; Isaiah 57:1-13; Galatians 3:15-22 You probably remember those times in class when the teacher had to leave. Either they were dragging the kid who had shouted an obscenity at the teacher to the office, or they were headed … Continue reading

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April 15 – Got Mercy?

Psalm 23; Ezekiel 20:39-44; Revelation 6:1—7:4 Every religious belief has an end goal in mind. As a follower of Christ, the end goal is to dwell with God forever. Interestingly enough, all three passages in today’s readings emphasize that idea. … Continue reading

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April 9 – Mercy

Psalm 30; Genesis 18:1-8; Luke 14:12-14 The Battle of the Alamo is one of the formative battles in Texas history and is remembered around the world. Santa Anna, the Mexican General signaled his intentions by playing El Deguello as the … Continue reading

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March 29 – Rejection

Psalm 118:1-2 14-24; Judges 4:17-23; 5:24-31a; Revelation 12:1-12 People fear rejection. We see it as failure and no one wants to fail. So we do whatever we can to avoid that rejection – often not trying to succeed. Think about … Continue reading

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March 28 – Resurrection Joy!

Psalm 118:1-2 14-24; Joshua 10:16-27; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 How should we react to news of the resurrection of Jesus? Some don’t believe it. Let’s think about that for a moment. What if those who don’t believe that Jesus rose from … Continue reading

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