A Word from the Word

a two minute devotional

From the Ends of the Earth

Psalm 61:1–2 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. NIV

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A Bottle Full of Tears

When you are suffering for righteousness’ sake and maybe shedding bitter tears, don’t turn away from God, don’t give up hope, just do as the psalmist did. Cry out to God, “Put my tears in Thy bottle.”

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How to Overcome Fear

One thing I’ve always loved about the Bible since I came to know it is its honesty. It faces facts, it pictures life as it is, it knows us in our weakness.

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A Broken Spirit

Sacrifice and offerings are not necessarily things that God does not want, but they are things that He does not want first and foremost. And if that’s all there is in our lives – the external practices of religion – then God takes no pleasure in them.

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The Secret Hidden Wisdom

What is it that God really looks for in our lives? First and foremost, it is not the external practices of religion – not necessarily churchgoing or other religious acts. God looks much deeper than those.

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Thank Offerings to God

At some time or other in our lives, we all face trouble. The psalmist speaks about the day of trouble. There is not one of us that does not, at sometime or other, pass through a day of trouble.

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