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Who Will Fight For You

Who Will Fight For You

This post was originally published on this site “Do not be afraid of them; the LORD your God himself will fight for you” Deuteronomy 3:22 We were driving our son’s quad on the trail through the forest in Northern Alberta. Wild roses, blue bells, wild strawberries and other plants blanketed the soil under the tall,…

Learning to Forgive

Learning to Forgive

This post was originally published on this siteForgiveness means sharing the same gift Jesus extended to us—regardless of the offense We’ll often try to justify an angry, unforgiving heart by thinking, Well, the Lord knows what that person did to me. So He gets why I feel this way. Certainly Jesus—who was fully God and…

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…

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…

Not Alone

Not Alone

This post was originally published on this site “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” Romans 12:15 Thoughts on today’s verse We are not alone. God has given us each other to live our lives for him and get us back home to him. Along the way, we want to share each…

Disappointments

Disappointments

This post was originally published on this site Lord, help me see the failures and disappointments as stepping stones, leading me back to you and helping me turn my life around for the better. “So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw…

Wandering Wounded

Wandering Wounded

This post was originally published on this site How could this crisis be happening? She checks her phone to get her mind off it. “For the Lord your God has blessed you in all that you have done; He has known your wanderings through this great wilderness. These forty years the Lord your God has…

How is My Heart

How is My Heart

This post was originally published on this site “And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips… And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.” And I heard the voice of…