Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Repentance

  • Repentance: JC Ryle +

    Repentance is a thorough change of person's natural heart, upon the subject of sin. We are all born in sin. Read More
  • God's Pleas for Repentance: Scriptures on repentance +

    Repentance is an essential part of the Christian walk, and is a daily activity to maintain our relationship with God. Read More
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A video of For My Ashes by Duke Divinity students from 2008.

Through its minor chords and rising melody this song captures the wonderful state of being a Christian. The verbs are present tense, reminding us that this transformation can be a daily occurrence. As with all great worship songs, For My Ashes functions as a sermon on the moment by moment transference of our brokenness for the forgiveness and mercy of Christ.

The song also provides opportunities of adoration and thanksgiving to our Lord, the Messiah that comes for us each and every instance when we need him, for each and every day of our lives. Truly, he is so good.

 

For my ashes You give me beauty
For my mourning You give me joy
For my tears, Lord, You give me kisses
Oh, yeah, that`s how good You are
Oh, yeah, that`s how good You are
Gracious and Compassionate
You are so good, You are so good
Slow to anger, rich in love
You are so good, You are so good

The website for the performers/songwriters of For My Ashes

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

  • Worry

    Do we trust God to take care of each and every one of our troubles, or do we act like Read More
  • The Beauty of God

    Apocalyptic and the Beauty of God Isaiah 65. 17-25; Revelation 21.9-27 a sermon at Harvard Memorial Church, October 22 2006 Read More
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Music

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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Healing Words From A Dialogue With God by Sylvia Gunter +

    ... Because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to Read More
  • Fast Of Words - A Different Kind Of Fast by Sylvia Gunter +

    Isaiah 58:10b-12 Time and again God brings me to my knees over my heart attitude expressed out of my mouth. Read More
  • The power of words +

    Our words have the power to bless or curse, to influence for good or for bad. Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • A model of persevering: Jacob +

    Jesus directs us to follow him-- Read More
  • Our negatives, His positives--from Ken Boa +

    Our negatives, God’s positives Read More
  • Beth Moore's watershed moment +

    Over the weekend (December 12, 2020), thousands of aggrieved individuals took to Washington D.C. for a “Stop the Steal” rally, Read More
  • Serving God, not man (an excerpt) +

    Watching in shock and dismay at the overrun of the Capitol on Wednesday (January 6, 2021), Read More
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