Dialing in Worship

The song is more than 10 years old at this point, but I’ve always loved and been intrigued by the chorus of “10,000 Reasons.” The lyrics go like this: Bless the Lord, O my soul. O my soul, worship His holy name.Sing like never before, O my soul. I worship...

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The Guy on the Middle Cross

Did I ever tell you about the time I attended a rodeo as a bull rider? For exactly one semester, I lived with a rodeo guy. He was a great friend, but we were pretty different. I grew up out in the country, but rodeo wasn’t something we did. My...

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Don’t be grumpy

John was 86 years old and it was the last week of his life. Every two hours his wife and children were on duty to see that he was turned. If he wasn’t, he would end up with bed sores. John called them the Dream Team. One night while they...

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Fight for Contentment

Socrates called it “the ulcer of the soul.” Solomon said it would rot the bones. James said it would bring confusion and all kinds of evil. Peter said in order to grow you must lay it aside. Paul says love does not do it. Today’s devotional is actually about contentment,...

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Revive Us Again

For whatever reason, I’ve had the old hymn “Revive Us Again” stuck in my head. To be specific, most of what I’m stuck on is the melody. While I could remember the chorus, I couldn’t remember the lyrics of any of the verses (don’t judge!). I got curious and looked...

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