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Remember Me, O Lord

Remember me, O LORD, when you show favor to your people; help me when you save them. Psalm 106:4 Does God forget about us? Why do we see the fathers of our faith imploring God to remember? As Westerners, our first instinct is to intellectualize things. When describing our faith we make lists of essential…
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Monuments and Memorials

This weekend marked the 15-year anniversary for the 9/11 attacks. As a nation, we remembered together in a variety of ways. Some of those traditions cross years of time and culture. Ancient Israelites marked important events and places by setting up a stone or pile of stones. They drew attention to the site and begged…
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Remembering the Future

God tells us to remember. He uses standing stones, feasts, symbols and tradition to ensure future generations know who He is and what He has done. During Passover dinner, the history of God’s deliverance of Israel is recounted. Joshua piled stones at the Jordan so future generations would ask about the miraculous crossing there. Jesus…
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Keeping ties

The Eastern culture embracing symbols and pictures has lasted from Biblical times even to today. There is a high value on remembering, so they are surrounded with tokens, photos, even habits, to be reminders. We see this practice in the Bible as God told the Jews to wear tassels so they don’t forget to keep…
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