Category Archives: Abundant Living

Jesus tells us:
“I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”
John 10:10b

Building Oak Haven – life

Life has slowly picked back up again. Not that it wasn’t going on before, but more so the daily-ness of life.  We’re back to some of our routines and making time for the things we enjoy.  That means we’re still … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 67

God, be gracious to us, and bless us.  May he make his face shine toward us. (selah) Psalm 67:1 (CJB) This last week has been quite cloudy, reminding me of the predominately cloudy days of my childhood, growing up near … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 66

Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Psalm 66:1, TLB I love the awesomeness of being able to access Scripture online, be able to type in a word and have every verse it appears in show up in a list for … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 65, part 2

To you, God, in Tziyon, silence is praise; and vows to you are to be fulfilled. Psalm 65:1, OJB The mention of a vow creates an interesting couplet to the verse. Praise. Vow fulfilled. Or as other translations put it, promises kept … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 65

God of Zion, to you even silence is praise. Psalm 65:1a, CEB Sometimes, after a very busy, people-filled time, when I’m driving in the car alone, I will turn off the radio, and let quiet fill the place. A few … Continue reading

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