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Verses I Love: Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. ~ Philippians 4:8 Well, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! There are so many… Continue reading Verses I Love: Philippians 4:8

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Verses I Love: Psalm 34:18

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.  ~ Psalm 34:18 Another verse that I love is Psalm 34:18. The Bible-reading schedule I used for years had me reading Psalms in July and August. Shortly after my dad’s sudden death in 2004,… Continue reading Verses I Love: Psalm 34:18

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Verses I Love: Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.  ~ Psalm 34:6 Today’s verse that I love is Psalm 34:6, my dad’s life’s verse. I can still hear him quoting it. I knew that he loved this verse, but I didn’t realize that he thought of it… Continue reading Verses I Love: Psalm 34:6

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Verses I Love: Psalm 68:19

Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah. ~ Psalm 68:19 Today’s verse is near and dear to my heart.  Psalm 68:19 is my mother’s life’s verse. I have heard her quote it often. I wrote a little story about it on April 29, 2008, which I… Continue reading Verses I Love: Psalm 68:19

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Verses I Love: Psalm 19:14

I’m nearing the end of my little series on verses that I love, and I’m finding that I need more than fourteen days in which to share them! Perhaps I can do this again another time. Thank you for joining me. Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable… Continue reading Verses I Love: Psalm 19:14

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Verses I Love: Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. ~ Proverbs 3:27 This is another verse that is special to me because of how God brought it to life in front of my very eyes. During a time when money was particularly… Continue reading Verses I Love: Proverbs 3:27

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Verses I Love: Psalm 27:11

  Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.  ~ Psalm 27:11 I’m still counting down to Valentine’s Day (or, as I like to say, “Valerie Day”) by sharing a verse that I love each day until February 14. Thank you so much for joining me.… Continue reading Verses I Love: Psalm 27:11

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Verses I Love: Proverbs 16:7

When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. ~ Proverbs 16:7 This is yet another verse that brought comfort during a trying time. Not long after my dad’s job situation turned bleak, my mother was offered a position as an elementary school principal. She had… Continue reading Verses I Love: Proverbs 16:7

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Verses I Love: Isaiah 41:10

Today’s verse is Isaiah 41:10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. When I was ten years old, my dad got melanoma. I was old enough… Continue reading Verses I Love: Isaiah 41:10

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Verses I Love: Proverbs 24:16

Happy February 4th! Here’s another Bible verse that is dear to my heart: For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.  ~ Proverbs 24:16 As a teenager, I couldn’t seem to stay out of trouble. I was always doing something wrong. My brother was a… Continue reading Verses I Love: Proverbs 24:16