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Appearances and a Ruddy, Handsome Tender of Sheep


Photo by Seemann on Morgue File.

Look in the mirror. Does the person you see match the person you feel like on the inside? How much stock do you put in appearances?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest . . . Oh, never mind. I am not looking to be the fairest in the land; probably a good thing for me! Appearances can be used, portrayed, manipulated, exaggerated and downplayed. We can make our appearances to, as best they can, reflect how we feel inwardly. Conversely, we can make our appearances be the exact opposite; masking and hiding what we feel on the inside.  Read the rest of this entry »


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A Song of My Shepherd


This past Sunday morning, I was asked by the pastor where we have been attending for the past several months, to preach from Psalm 23.  I have preached and/or taught many of the psalms before, but this was the first time preaching from this well-known passage.  Perhaps, other than John 3.16, Ps. 23 is the best known passage in the Bible.

The Lord moved in a marvelous way in my own heart as I prepared and delivered the message.  I thought I would share some thoughts on this psalm in a series format.  I may even link the sermon manuscript to the blog at the end of the series.

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