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“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:  Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” I Thessalonians 4:16-17 I stand in my doorway gazing toward the eastern sky, The sun is shining brightly and a few clouds drift slowly by. The birds are singing sweetly as they greet the day with…

“Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the LORD into the hand of Asaph and his brethren.” I Chronicles 16:7. It was a great day for Israel.  The Ark of the Covenant which had been taken from their midst many years before was finally returned and set in its place in the tent that David had prepared for it.  As the people gathered to rejoice, many offerings were made to the Lord.  One of the first things that David did was appoint a group of Levites to give praise and make music before the Lord.  David…

“And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.” II Chronicles 7:10 This time of year, I often think about when I was younger, and we used to spend a week every summer at Harvey Camp. It was so great to get together with people that we didn’t see much of the rest of the year, and to listen to anointed preaching of the Word. I remember…