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“Just open your eyes, and see how the wicked are punished. If you make the Lord your refuge, if you make the Most High your shelter, no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your home.” Psalms 91:8-10 I love how we are reminded yet again in this passage of scripture that is our choice to make the Lord our refuge and shelter. We cry out in frustration “God, where are you? Why have you left me?” when in reality we are the ones who have drifted from His presence and spending time in His word. Living for…

“And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?” Mark 4:40 Jesus had spent a busy day, teaching the multitudes in parables, and later explaining these parables to His disciples. Now he was tired and so He suggested that they go across the Sea of Galilee to the other side. He lay down in the back part of the boat and went to sleep. No doubt the disciples were talking among themselves about the stories Jesus had told and what they meant. Then a great storm of wind arose, and the…

“Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. ”Psalm 73:23-26. What a dream, or was it a nightmare? You dream that you are falling from a cliff and wake up with your heart pounding. It seems so real and for a few seconds you…