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Life’s Passing Storms

Life’s Passing Storms

This post was originally published on this siteNo storm in life will last forever, and when it passes, we can thank the Lord for His rescue and constant watchfulness. Everyone experiences storms in life—occasions that bring pain, suffering, or loss. And it’s in these turbulent times that all sorts of questions come to mind: Where…

He Understands

He Understands

This post was originally published on this site It’s not every day that you find someone who will give you a second chance – much less someone who will give you a second chance every day. But in Jesus, Peter found both. I know I’d read that passage a hundred times. But I’d never seen…

Panic Button

Panic Button

This post was originally published on this site “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.’ Philippians 4:6 By night five of sleep deprivation caused by the inability to catch my breath, I knew this wasn’t a typical sinus and chest cold. It…

My Refuge

My Refuge

This post was originally published on this site “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.”  Psalm 119:114 Thought Where can we go to remain secure from the onslaught of bad ideas, evil influences, and false hopes? We can go to God and his Word. While people can…

Come to the Waters

Come to the Waters

This post was originally published on this site Let us move with trusting hearts into the lush green meadow of God’s will. Let us graze upon the promises that keep our souls from want. Let us listen to the voice of the Shepherd who never speaks an uncaring word. Let us drink of the waters…

God is Able

God is Able

This post was originally published on this site Able is the Greek word dunatos, related to dunamis, meaning ability, abundance, capability, mighty works, miraculous power, prevailing strength. “God is able” means God has the mighty power to do a miraculous work out of His abundance and strength. Romans 16:25 says God is able to establish…

The Unfailing Love

The Unfailing Love

This post was originally published on this site “Your unfailing love will last forever. Your faithfulness is as enduring as the heavens.” Psalm 89:2 NLT Do you ever question where you’re at in life? Do you ever wonder why a certain thing happens to you and not to others? Maybe you lost your job but…

Our Father’s Unconditional Love

Our Father’s Unconditional Love

This post was originally published on this site What peace there is for Christians in the Almighty’s unfailing, unconditional care! Read: Romans 5:8 Many of us have heard since childhood that the Lord loves us. Yet it isn’t until we begin to understand the true nature of His never-ending love that our lives start to…

What My Dad did Right

What My Dad did Right

This post was originally published on this site “Honor your father and mother, as the Lord your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you” Deuteronomy 5:16 During my teen years, I tended to focus on what I thought my dad did…

Afraid but Following

Afraid but Following

This post was originally published on this site Jesus, I’m so grateful that you gently lead and insistently love me in the midst of both faith and fear. “They were on their way to Jerusalem with Jesus leading the way, those who followed were afraid.” Mark 10:32 They had heard Jesus teach on the green…