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XLIV. I long for mission, seeking Him to serve

But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved. -Mt 24:13 I long for mission, seeking Him to serve. How then fear I the tasks He may appoint? He gives to need, beyond all we deserve, For with … Continue reading

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XL. When years ago, so far from hope and home

“So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Mt 5:48 When years ago, so far from hope and home, I felt adrift and begged, Lord, your direction, Unsure of when to move or where to roam, I had … Continue reading

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XXXIX. What God is this, who e’er ignores my pleas

“Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. This is how you are to pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name…” Mt 6:8-9 What God is this, who e’er ignores my pleas Each time I beg for … Continue reading

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XXXV. O sacred silence, help me hear Him speak!

Then the LORD said, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.” A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the LORD – but the LORD was … Continue reading

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XXXI. To hand each day to Christ, that offering small

He proposed another parable to them. “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. … Continue reading

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XVIII. O Lord, how should I serve you? Where to go?

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare … Continue reading

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VII. So many times I tremble

Then the boy’s father cried out, “I do believe, help my unbelief!” -Mark 9:24 So many times I tremble, and say naught, And yet I know You: God, as You did claim. So often, mere security I’ve sought. Though weak I … Continue reading

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