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Steven Rodriguez

Steven Rodriguez

Steven Rodriguez lives in Rochester, New York, with his wife and four children.
Devotionals

The End of Worship

Read: Psalm 105:1-6 Seek his face always. (v. 4 NIV) When does worship end? Answer: It doesn’t. Our life with God is full of both satisfaction and hunger at the same

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Wounds in the Throne Room

Read: Revelation 5:1-14 I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain. (v. 6) For many people, the book of Revelation is so strange and opaque that they stay

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Worshipping in the Deep End

Read: Psalm 124 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side . . . then the flood would have swept us away. (vv. 1, 4) Worship is

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Talking to Yourself with God

Read: Psalm 103:1-5 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. (v. 2) There’s an odd thing about Psalm 103. The singer is singing to himself. He

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. . . and the Good News about Justice

Read: Hosea 2:14-20 I will take you for my wife in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love, and in mercy. (v. 19 NRSV) Yesterday’s Scripture is one of the hardest

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The Bad News about Worship . . .

Read: Amos 5:18-24 Woe to you who desire the day of the LORD! . . . But let justice roll down like waters. (vv. 18, 24) Today’s Scripture is hard to

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Did Not Our Hearts Burn within Us?

Read: Luke 24:30-35 He took the bread and blessed and broke it and gave it to them. And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. (vv. 30-31) After preaching to

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Construction Site Sermons

Read: Jeremiah 1:4-10 I have put my words in your mouth. . . . to pluck up and to break down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to

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Remembering the Surprises

Read: Genesis 28:10-22 Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it.” (v. 16) Encountering God was the last

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