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Ephesians 3:14-16 MSG “My response is to get down on my knees before the Father,  this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit – not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength” As a woman and a mother, I’m naturally gifted in the art of worrying. It’s a skill I’ve been honing and crafting for years. Day after day, I would spend countless precious minutes fretting and scurrying about, wondering when the next shoe would drop, and life would hurl another curveball my way. Now, I of course know…

Psalms 61:2 NLT “From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety” Anyone else out there who is terrified of heights? I surely can’t be the only one whose knees go weak even looking at a picture like the one above? Sure, it’s incredibly beautiful, but also breathtakingly terrifying. I have the hardest time trying to wrap my mind around the idea of climbing a rock like that, for fun. My feet do much better planted securely on the ground. I am not naturally…

Thus shall you speak to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you by promising that Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria’ . . . Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up to the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD. (Isaiah 37:10, 14, ESV) Hezekiah, king of Judah, was one of the “good kings.” Second Chronicles 31: 20 says “he did what was good and right and faithful before the LORD his God”…