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Resting on God – A prayer


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Picture from here. RESTING ON GOD – The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions O GOD MOST HIGH, MOST GLORIOUS, The thought of thine infinite serenity cheers me, For I am toiling and moiling, troubled and distressed,     but thou art for ever at perfect peace. Thy designs cause thee

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Glorify God with your grammar


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I don’t normally use this expression, and I don’t really know the precise origins of it, but when I thought about it, I thought, well that’s what we’re always on about isn’t it? – doing all things to the glory of God, and doing them as best we can? So then, write well to the

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Beautiful passivity


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I saw this article in Christianity Today (the Australian edition, which I didn’t actually know existed) by Sam Manchester about on facebook yesterday. It melds into various thoughts of late.

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O Love That Will Not Let Me Go – on Guitar


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This is going to be my next guitar song. The strum and arrangement here is a little too “upbeat” for the lyrics in my opinion. George Matheson wrote this hymn when, after learning that he was to go blind, his fiance called off their engagement (he penned it later on the eve of his sister’s

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Embittering others


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I stayed home today. I don’t know that you could call me “sick”, but yesterday I felt so wiped out at work and the back of my throat was starting to fire up, so I thought I’d be wussy today. Before I started the job I now have I’d never taken a sick day, except

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