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Exodus 18: Jethro Models Faith, Worship and Leadership to Moses

Exodus 18:1-12 A Family Reunited Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt. 2 After Moses had sent … Continue reading

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Exodus 17: Water and Conflict, Faith and Sight

Exodus 17: 1-7 Massah and Meribah-Physical Needs, Testing God and Quarreling with Moses  From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water … Continue reading

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Psalm 27- Faith in an Age of Anxiety

Psalm 27 <Of David.>  1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?  2 When evildoers assail me to devour my flesh– … Continue reading

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Psalm 25: The Struggle of Faith From Aleph to Tav

Psalm 25 <Of David.> 1 To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul.  2 O my God, in you I trust; do not let me be put to shame; do not let my enemies exult over me.  3 Do … Continue reading

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Psalm 17- An Embodied Prayer

  Psalm 17 <A Prayer of David.> 1 Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry; give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit. 2 From you let my vindication come; let your eyes see the … Continue reading

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Psalm 11: Confident Faith in the Midst of Trouble

Psalm 11 To the leader. Of David. 1 In the LORD I take refuge; how can you say to me, “Flee like a bird to the mountains;  2 for look, the wicked bend the bow, they have fitted their arrow … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 20: The Conduct of War

Deuteronomy 20 1 When you go out to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots, an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God is with you, who brought … Continue reading

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