“Drop thy still dews of quietness, till all our strivings cease…”

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God..."Psalm 46:10 - mum and dad One of the routine activities I do with my dad at his assisted living residence is listening to hymns. It is one of those experiences where the wonder of Internet search technology still blows me away. "What would you like …

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Real Love for Valentine’s Day plus this week’s video post – with a song

Dear friends, let’s love each other, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born from God and knows God. The person who doesn’t love does not know God, because God is love. This is how the love of God is revealed to us:1 John 4:7-9 - recording Today is February 14. That means Valentine's …

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Anthem to Beauty and Light (a new song of praise)

Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord! Bless his name! Share the news of his saving work every single day!Psalm 96:1-2 - Derek Maul I play with words for a living. I write inspirational books, novels, blogs, devotionals, feature articles, columns, website content and …

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rethinking the Kingdom of God – with the help of Jesus

Jesus came into Galilee announcing God’s good news, saying, “Now is the time! Here comes God’s kingdom! Change your hearts and lives, and trust this good news!” - Mark 1:15 - worship at WFPC, March 7 2021 There are a several approaches to sharing my thoughts today. They involve reading, viewing, and participating. In the end you …

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Just a music video that should make you smile

Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! Serve the Lord with gladness;Come before His presence with singing. Know that the Lord, He is God... - Psalm 100 A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about having the fun opportunity to play guitar and sing "Walk Down this Mountain" with pastor John, family ministries director Katherine, and Brett from the …

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We all need a little mercy now…

At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. - Titus 3:3-5 Yesterday, …

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By request – contemporary “Jesus Loves Me” video

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid." Jesus - John 14:27 Okay, friends. I'm not much for having a video of me singing and playing guitar "out there." But, a number of people requested …

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Music, healing, and what it means to be fully alive

Then Saul sent word to Jesse, saying, “Allow David to remain in my service, for I am pleased with him.” Whenever the spirit from God came on Saul, David would take up his lyre and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him. - 1 …

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