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Adjective: fully focused on or involved in what one is doing or experiencing.

Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this. (1Kings 3:9–10)

I’ve always wondered if Solomon’s request for wisdom was the…

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Adjective: take delight or pleasure in (an activity or occasion)

The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. (Zephaniah 3:17, NIV)

I have always been insecure about my creativity.

In the workplace, I’m…

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Noun: a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.

And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. …

Verb: Abandon oneself entirely to (a powerful emotion or influence); give in to.

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:2)

I’ve been wrestling with the word surrender for some time…

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Noun: a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end

The Lord your God, who is going before you, will fight for you, as he did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes, and in the wilderness. There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, as a father carries his son, all the way you went until…

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Verb: take notice of and act on what someone says; respond to advice or a request.

And now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the rules that I am teaching you, and do them, that you may live, and go in and take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your fathers, is giving you (Deuteronomy 4:1, ESV).

With the Bible reading…

Jess

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