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“Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.” Psalm 42:7 Although our Bible does not attribute this Psalm to David, it is so much like some of his others that we probably can assume he wrote it.  But regardless of who wrote it, it is a cry of someone who has not been able to be in the house of God for some time, longing for the fellowship and worship with other believers.  We don’t know how long the writer has been deprived. How fitting it is for…

When God Speaks Has God ever spoken to you? Maybe it wasn’t an audible voice, but have you had a moment when you have received a divine word, direction, or supernatural peace from our Sovereign Lord? Every time God has spoken to me, I am left in awe of His love and constant faithfulness. A few years ago I was at the most broken place in my life. I would cry out to God, “Lord, I know that you put broken pieces together, but I feel like the pieces of my life have been ground into powder. Can you put…

“God sets the solitary in families” (Psalm 68:6, New King James Version). Have you ever been surrounded by people and yet felt isolated and lonely? A crowd can be a very lonely place. It’s a common problem in our busy. We all have lonely times in life. Our very mobile society may contribute to this. Many of us no longer live near family and childhood friends. For others, loneliness is caused by death, divorce, broken friendships, a lack of close relationships, limitations as we age, or other life events. In our crazy, rushed world, relationships also suffer because we don’t…