A call to worship – for every person in every place

"All the ends of the world will remember and turn to the Lord: and all the families of the nations will worship before him" (Psalm 22:27). When we read the book of Psalms, we're reading words that come to us from ancient Israel. We wonder if these words, from the book of Psalms, might have …

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Are we alone in this world?

"The heavens praise your wonders, Lord" (Psalm 89:5). Does it ever feel like we are alone in this world? Does life in this world get us down? Do we need something to lift us up? Here, the Psalmist invites us to take a look around us, to catch a glimpse of God, our Creator. There …

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By grace – let us worship the Lord with our whole heart.

"I will praise you, Lord, with my whole heart" (Psalm 9:1). Praising God with our whole heart: Is this not, always, something that's beyond our reach? Is our heart not, always, being pulled in different directions? While we must, always, confess that our worship is never all that it should be, we can open our …

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Your love, O Lord, supported me.

Ecclesiastes 1:1-3:22; 1 Corinthians 7:1-16; Psalm 94:12-23 “I know that everything God does will endure for ever” (Ecclesiastes 3:14).In the constant flux of life in this world, here we have something which must never be forgotten. There are many circumstances in life which are confusing – “How do you know, wife, whether you will save …

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Through the power of the Spirit of God

Jeremiah 48:1-49:6; 2 Timothy 1:1-18; Psalm 119:81-88 “A curse on him who is lax in doing the Lord’s work!” (Jeremiah 48:10). We should not be lax in doing the Lord’s work, “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a Spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7). Through …

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The Lord our God is with us – to help us and to fight our battles.

2 Chronicles 31:2-33:20; 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11; Proverbs 21:5-16 “With us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles” (2 Chronicles 32:8). The battle will not be easy. “Satan” is seeking to “outwit us” (2 Corinthians 2:11). Nevertheless, “we are not unaware of his schemes” (2 Corinthians 2:11). In our spiritual …

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