Dakota Lynch

Dakota Lynch

Pure Praise

"Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name." (Psalm 100:4) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] At its very core, praise is thankfulness to God in action. My recent Bible ...
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Preparing for Affliction

"Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction." (Psalm 119:92) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] In his first epistle, the apostle Peter reminds us to "think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which ...
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The Mind of Christ

“And when He had removed him, He raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.” (Acts 13:22) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209 ...
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Short-Term Vs. Long-Term Memory

"I will delight myself in Thy statutes: I will not forget Thy word." (Psalm 119:16) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] If you're anything like me, Scripture memorization is not something that comes easily on most days. Aside from simply making ...
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Staying Organized

“ Let all things be done decently and in order.” (1 Corinthians 14:40) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] One piece of advice I find myself giving especially often is to approach Scripture memorization intentionally and systematically. Of ...
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Many Wonderful Works

"Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto Thee." (Ps. 143:8) Perhaps the most significant role of the Word of God is that it inerrantly reveals to us the nature of its Author. Although Creation points to a Creator (Ps. 19:1) and our conscience bears witness that ...
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Knowledge Precedes Obedience

"Teach me, O Lord, the way of Thy statutes; And I shall keep it unto the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep Thy law; Yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.” (Psalm 119:33-34) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] It goes ...
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The Rock That is Higher Than I

"For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed." (Malachi 3:6) [caption id="attachment_676" align="alignright" width="300"] Taum Sauk Mountain[/caption] I write these words on a breezy Missouri morning, as I enjoy the view from the peak of Taum Sauk Mountain - ...
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Crucified With Christ

"I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me." (Galatians 2:20) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota ...
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Lessons from the Life of Job

"There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil." (Job 1:1) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] Many scholars agree that Job is probably the oldest book ...
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