Author Archives: PastorDave

SWEET WILL OF GOD

SWEET WILL OF GOD 1/ My stubborn will at last hath yielded;I would be Thine, and Thine alone,And this the prayer my lips are bringing,“Lord, let in me Thy will be done.”  Sweet will of God, still fold me closer,Till … Continue reading

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“MY ONE-WORD RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” | Part 2

Course: Spiritual Exercises Title: Lesson #5 – “My One-Word Resolution” or “My One Word” | Part 2 Part 2: My Seven-Year Story Making “My One-Word Resolutions” and Living by “My One Word” – and What They Have Been In our … Continue reading

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“May prayer be made FOR Him continually…” ~Psalm 72.15

“May prayer be made for Him continually, and blessings invoked for Him all the day!” ~Psalm 72.15b This Psalm bears the superscription “Of Solomon.” Whether ‘of Solomon’ means that David or some other Divinely-inspired author wrote this Psalm ‘of,’ about, … Continue reading

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“I WILL BE YOUR GOD!”

“YOU SHALL BE MY PEOPLE, AND I WILL BE YOUR GOD!” ~Jeremiah 30:22 I read this Pastor Richard Sibbes excerpt recently in the February 1 reading of Voices From The Past, volume 2, edited by Richard Rushing [Banner of Truth]. … Continue reading

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Judges … then Ruth – you never know what God is doing behind the scenes and under the cover of your darkness…

JUDGES … THEN RUTH! Just a powerful conviction and encouragement. In my Daily Time With God, I have been reading through Joshua and Judges. Especially Judges: what a debauched, perverted, raunchy, and dissolute time in Israel’s history. And to think … Continue reading

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Just a few questions I ask myself at the close of the day…

JUST A FEW QUESTIONS TO ASK MYSELF AT THE CLOSE OF THE DAY: – Have I recognized the Presence of God and the faithfulness of His ever-renewing mercies to me throughout the activities of this day? – Have I recognized … Continue reading

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Cleansing ourselves from every defilement of body AND spirit…

“Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.” ~2 Corinthians 7.1 We are to make every effort and implement every means God … Continue reading

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“MY ONE-WORD RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” | Part 1

Course: Spiritual Exercises Title: Lesson #5 – “My One-Word Resolution” or “My One Word” | Part 1 “MY ONE-WORD RESOLUTION” or “MY ONE WORD” Part 1: The Spiritual Exercise of Making Holy Resolutions & Introduction to “My One-Word Resolution” “Spiritual … Continue reading

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What I Must Pray For Every Day Without Fail – full lesson text

Spiritual Exercises Lesson #4 WHAT I MUST PRAY FOR EVERY DAY … WITHOUT FAIL! Read Matthew 6.5-15 “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the … Continue reading

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What I must pray for every day … without fail / part 7

Spiritual Exercises Lesson #4 / part 7 (Please see Lesson #4 / parts 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 for preceding Lesson content…) WHAT MUST I PRAY FOR EVERY DAY – WITHOUT FAIL? Read Matthew 6.5-15 “And when you pray, … Continue reading

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