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Rise Up, O Lord, To Help Us

There was a need for Jesus to be born. God didn’t bring Christ into the world just as a pretty icing on the cake, no, there was need for him. Isaiah often describes this as water flowing in the desert, … Continue reading

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Arrival in the Desert

  Never be in a hurry. Do not expect to hear God’s word immediately on your arrival in the desert. You must wait in silence. Your whole being should be an attitude of listening. All other activities should be subordinated … Continue reading

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The Grace of Solitude

“Fellowship with Christ is a table only for two — set in the wilderness. Inwardness is not a gaudy party, but the meeting of lovers in the lonely desert of the human heart. There, where all life and fellowship can … Continue reading

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