God loves you no less

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This crushing financial event in my life is why I relate so strongly to King Hezekiah’s actions when an invading force conspired to crush him and all of Judah. Read more

Weak Hands and Feeble Knees

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There’s also compression of time in this chapter. Often what God’s prophets see is what is similar to what we see when we see the Rocky Mountains. They look close, yet they are 100 miles away. Read more

Reserved Seating

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New Christians don’t start off standing. Paul writes of that at the end of Ephesians. New believers don’t start off walking. Paul urges all of us in Ephesians, chapter four, to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which we have been called. Read more

Just One of Those Days

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So the next time you and the universe aren’t getting along pray out loud 2 Corinthians 9:8 – “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.” Read more

Rust

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Evil can be compared to rust on an iron nail. Just as iron rust can’t exist without iron so the corruption of evil can’t exist without good. Read more

Sudden Trouble

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The problem with sudden problems is that they can easily knock us off the path on which God has us. Internally, we feel like our feet have been kicked out from under us. Read more

Just the way Jesus is

I don’t know if things have changed but when we were there any religious organization that wasn’t Eastern Orthodox was considered a cult. It kind of creeped me out to tell officials that my work was part of a cult! Read more

An orphan, and yet not

I have a living relationship with Jesus. We talk. He with me and I with Him and through the Holy Spirit I learn to follow the commands of Jesus, many times too slowly. Read more

Effective and Productive

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Of course, what I prayed was in the will of God; that was not the problem. The problem I had was that I didn’t pay attention… Read more

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