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No More Noise

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Faith in Memphis

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Faith in Memphis   It’s hard to think of a better line than the last sentence in the statement from the Brown family: “Let’s not just make noise, let’s make a difference.” There’s a lot of noise-making, on both sides of this heart-breaking drama. Noise-making […]

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Prayer from Psalm 9: God’s Reputation

This entry is part 9 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms

This entry is part 9 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms  The word on the street, Lord, is that you stand up for those who have fallen down. You have a reputation for helping the¬†hurting. You’ve never failed to fight for someone mistreated or badly cheated. And now, after what you’ve done […]

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Prayer from Psalm 7: The Day of Wrath

This entry is part 7 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms

This entry is part 7 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms Lord, may today be a day of wrath. Unleash your anger against all who cause injustice and all who commit violence. Let every weapon in your arsenal be unloaded so that evil is stopped dead in its tracks. May justice win […]

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Prayer from Psalm 5: Morning Prayer

This entry is part 5 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms

This entry is part 5 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms This morning I bow before you. You are my King. You are my God. I lay my requests before you. And I wait expectantly–knowing you will answer. Today, Lord, defeat evil in whatever place it dwells¬†and in whatever form it takes. […]

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