Going to Church

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READ : Psalm 122 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” (v. 1) When I was young, sometimes I didn’t want to go to church. I didn’t mind getting sick on Sundays because it meant staying in bed, wearing pajamas, and singing Bible songs. Does this resonate with you? Maybe Sunday is your day off, and you treasure a quiet cup of coffee and the paper. For some, the reasons …

Our Help Comes from the Lord

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READ : Psalm 121 The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. (v. 7) At the season when summer crosses into fall, when night creeps into the daylight hours and when life picks up speed, I can begin to lose heart. Summer’s leisurely pace and long afternoons have passed. Life presses in. It demands more of me — Do these dozen things! Be in three places at once! — but offers no extra time as …