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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / July 30, 2021

This morning I was reading in Acts 20 when Paul shared his famous last words with the leaders of the Ephesian church. During his message he quotes Jesus saying: “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (verse 35). Theologians call this quote an “agrapha,” a saying of Jesus…...

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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / June 25, 2021

Life is slowly returning to a new normal as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. Restaurants are busy and airports are crowded again. Thankfully I have been able to travel domestically for many months, and soon I will begin traveling internationally. But our lives have changed forever because of this global crisis,…...

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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests /June 4, 2021

Most of us in the United States can see the light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel. Restrictions have eased, people are traveling again and churches are gathering in-person. We are thankful that this scourge did not affect us adversely....

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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / May 10, 2021

We hope you are recovering from the challenges of this pandemic season. I know it hasn’t been an easy time for any of us, but I am thankful that the Lord is not in quarantine. He is near! I love Psalm 73:28: “But as for me, the nearness of God…...

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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / March 4, 2021

Jesus said the gospel is like a tiny seed that produces a big harvest. The farmer “goes to bed at night and gets up by day, and the seed sprouts and grows—how, he does not know” (Mark 4:27)....

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From Lee Grady / Praise Reports and Prayer Requests / January 29, 2021

When my friends describe 2020, they use words like “crazy,” “weird,” “intense” and “traumatic.” And more than once someone has said the year reminded them of an episode of The Twilight Zone!...

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The Mordecai Project / Blessings as 2020 Ends! / December 30, 2020

I don’t know when you put your Christmas decorations away, but our tree is still up! We are savoring every moment of Christmas joy, and we want it to last as long as possible after enduring such a crazy year!...

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The Mordecai Project / Praise Reports and Requests! / December 21, 2020

Christmas is a notoriously busy time. It has been for us too, even though the pandemic slowed things down. I hope you have had time to meditate on the wonder of the Incarnation. If it weren’t for the miracle of Christmas, there would be no Savior. If the virgin birth…...

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Fwd: The Mordecai Project / Praise Reports and Requests! / October 30, 2020

Last night Tropical Storm Zeta tore through Georgia after landing in Louisiana. I woke up at 3 am to hear torrential rain and wind gusts. My house was shaking! I got up and prayed for a while, and then finally went back to sleep. It took more than two hours…...

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The Mordecai Project / Praise Reports and Requests! / October 1, 2020

I know this is not an easy time for any of us. Mental health professionals are talking about “pandemic stress” because so many people are struggling emotionally. Thank God we have a safe harbor in His presence. I don’t know how people survive without the Lord! Psalm 91:2 says: “I…...

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