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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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Matthew 6

As I’ve been reading the Book of Matthew, in Chapter 6 three themes stood out to me. The first is found in Matthew 6:8 “…your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.” I noticed that Jesus repeated this … 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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Through God we shall do valiantly.

Psalm 108:12-13 “Give us help against the adversary, for vain is the help of man. Through and with God we shall do valiantly, for He it is Who shall tread down our adversaries.” I have been reminded practically to depend … 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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Faith Working Through Love

These were some thoughts I had while riding on the train in response to a sermon by John Piper talking about marriage. At one point he gave a scenario of him giving a rose to his wife on their anniversary, … Continue reading

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High places of Responsibility.

Habakkuk 3:19  The Lord God is my Strength, my personal bravery, and my invincible army; He makes my feet like hinds’ feet and will make me to walk [not to stand still in terror, but to walk] and make [spiritual] … 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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Choices

Throughout life, there are a numerous decisions to make. Everything from the small ones to the big ones. Sometimes they can be subconscious, like flicking the light off to go to bed, or sometimes they can be seemingly impossible. One … Continue reading

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Servanthood

“[Christ] did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form,  He humbled Himself by becoming … Continue reading

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