Author Archives: Ted Bieber

Put your trust in God

It is said all the time in Christian circles that we should put our trust in God.  But we are so easily swayed by our daily circumstances.  Just as Peter took his eyes off of the Lord while walking towards … Continue reading

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He is El Shaddai

This past week I had the privilege of sitting in while some of our students shared from the Scriptures on the subject of God’s character.  They focused on four names of God:  Elohim, Adonai, Jehovah and El Shaddai. It is … Continue reading

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“As we wait upon the LORD….strength will rise!”

I don’t like waiting.  I am very impatient.  And yet, as a follower of Jesus, that is exactly what he asks me to do on a regular basis…wait. In our world we have come to expect instant access to almost … Continue reading

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Sing to the LORD a new song!

These days it can be easy to become discouraged when we look at the world around us.  There is the threat of terrorism, unpredictable climate, new diseases, financial crises, and that is just the beginning.  We also know that things … Continue reading

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Man does not live by bread alone

The Lord has been speaking to me about the deeper meaning of these words, “Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.” Deuteronomy 8:3. Jesus responded to … Continue reading

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Even when we laugh at God, He blesses us!

In the seventeenth and eighteenth chapters of Matthew we read the account of Isaac’s promised birth to Abraham and Sarah.  This really should not have been that big of a surprise to Abraham.  Years earlier God had promised that He … Continue reading

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It is good to acknowledge our sin and failure to the LORD

Nehemiah led and inspired his nation in repairing the walls of Jerusalem.  This in itself could be considered a mighty act and indeed it was.  But what I’m considering today is the attitude of humility and complete dependency on God … Continue reading

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Am I dull?

In reading Deuteronomy this week I am reminded that it is a repetition of the law.  The Israelite generation that it was first presented to would have heard the same message 40 years earlier.  But given their history, it was … Continue reading

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The Glory of God

With the clear days and nights we have been having it is wonderful to look up and see the brilliance of God’s Creation.  Psalm 19 tells us that the heavens are declaring His Glory day and night.  But what about … Continue reading

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“I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose.”

What is my purpose?  Do you ever ask yourself that basic question?  I think it is worth asking.  Life is a gift from God and should be lived in such a way as to honour our Maker and obey Him. … Continue reading

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