A month into 2019 and I’ve broken my New Year’s goal of eating better. Being in the third trimester of my second pregnancy, struggling to keep up with a growing list of freelance work, trying to get my house ready for my second child, and having my entire household be sick for the past week…

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Who Shall Dwell on Your Holy Hill? (a direct Hebrew translation) 1, O YHWH, who shall sojourn in Your tent? Who shall settle on Your holy mountain? 2, He who walks blameless and does righteousness and speaks truth in his heart, 3, who does not gossip on his tongue and does not do evil to…

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January 4 Today is the day I leave for Israel. It’s for a class as part of my pre-seminary studies and also a pilgrimage. I’m not as nervous as some classmates who’ve never been more than 200 miles from home because I’ve traveled internationally before both in and out of the Army. I signed up…

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One of my favorite motifs throughout Scripture to preach on is thirst. The Psalms capture it beautifully. “As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?” (Psalm 42:1-2). Most notable of all…

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Psalm 10, Why Do You Hide Yourself? 1 Why, O LORD, do You stand far away? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble? 2 In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor; let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised. 3 For the wicked boasts of the desires of his…

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