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'Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess

21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet.

The word translated scarlet is שׁני shânı̂y (shaw-nee') Of uncertain derivation; crimson, properly the insect which is the Coccus ilicis, an insect which infests oak trees, called kermes by the Arabians. This insect used to extract the color crimson when it was boiled. It also meant “shining” because of the brilliance of the color, and to get that color it was double-dipped. More on this in a moment.

Since a color…

''Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs

Some don't know how to encourage. Some have too much pride to encourage someone else. Some are dying for lack of it. Emotionally, spiritually - and physically. "Seldom is heard, a discouraging word!..." goes the words in the classic song "Home On The Range". Would to God this were true! Everyone needs encouragement, for some more than others. If you are receiving encouragement, there are times when you should not be encouraged. Do not allow yourself to be encouraged to sin certainly. Also, do not let yourself be encouraged to violate you conscience. If your…

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