Tag Archives: Love

“BECAUSE YOU BELIEVED”

I wonder sometimes if my requests to God are just words thrown into the airspace due to my desperation.  I wonder if I really believe what I say I believe about God is really real?  When I stop to consider, … Continue reading

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NEW MISSION—NEW TESTIMONY!

There are many life circumstances that cause depression, anxieties of all kinds coupled with worry and fear.  Some are self-inflicted.  Some are not.  Sometimes in the middle of it all, we push people away because we have lost hope.  Our … Continue reading

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BE MORE THAN

“Jesus is more than enough for us”, we sing in worship on Sunday.  “Jesus paid it all” we gratefully proclaim.  Jesus paid the price for all our sins.  That means we are redeemed from the debt of our own sin.  … Continue reading

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BLESSED

What does it mean to be blessed by God or to be shown “favor” by God?  Many think that favored blessings come to those who work hard for the church or on the mission field.  Some think it comes by … Continue reading

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THE PASSWORDS OF PRAISE!

Our country is in turmoil.  Countries and providences have been divided for ages. Leaders rise and fall.  Humans want our own way and we want it instantly.  When we don’t get our own way, the fighting begins.  It’s more than … Continue reading

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GOD’S CALL, HIS WILL, HIS WAY

Many years ago, I remember being involved in a rather challenging discussion in a Christian education leadership meeting about what a disciple is and how to know when people become a disciple.  At first the question stumped those in attendance.  … Continue reading

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SHEEP ON THE RIGHT, PLEASE

Grandpa had a farm with goats, sheep, a couple of horses, peacocks, cockatiels, parakeets, cats, chickens, fish in the ponds, cattle and a few pigs.  He wanted a monkey but grandma put her foot down with that wish.  All the … Continue reading

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I CAN’T FIND MY SHOES!

STORIES OF READINESS “Put on your shoes!” “I told you an hour ago we were going!” “NOW!”  “What?” “You can’t find your shoes?” “Put on whatever you find!”  “I don’t care if they don’t match!”  “We’re leaving now, with shoes … Continue reading

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OPPOSITE LIVING

My first graders LOVED playing the opposite game!  I would say a word and they would shout the opposite with gusto.  Salt, PEPPER!  Open, SHUT!  Good, BAD!  You get the picture.  The Pharisees did not.  They were blind to all … Continue reading

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WHEN TRUTH STOPS DISCUSSIONS

I can see it now in my mind of memories.  I stood inside the screen door listening to our three young children arguing outside about something that none of them knew much about.  The discussion continued with ridiculous half-truths and … Continue reading

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