Presence and Glory

Moses met the Lord in a corner of the desert. He was busy caring for sheep and caught sight of a bush afire. Nothing new there — tumbleweeds often went up in smoke in the dry, hot territory that Moses called home. This bush, however, refused to burn out and...

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The Power of Presence

Psalm 73 puts down in verse things that we have all thought at some time or another. We groan at the success of those seemingly so rooted in evil practices. The psalmist labeled such thoughts as envy as he made a confession. He related a series of observations on how...

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The House of the Lord

“Let us go to the house of the Lord!” This represents an invitation, a joyful summons, as we read in Psalm 122, the third psalm in a series known as “Songs of Ascent.” The children of Israel sang this worship set of 15 songs as they marched to Jerusalem for...

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