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Guidance #1—Accessible Guidance

What to do next and where to go next, are often questions not easily answered. How best to reach a destination we already have in mind can also be perplexing. In these cases we need guidance, particularly if the deed or the destination affects or expresses our relationship with God. God’s words light the path … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes #7—Determined Faith

Jesus was handed over by the determinate plan and forethought of God … and put to death. But God raised him up again … since it was impossible for him to be held in death’s grip. Acts 2:22–24 In the midst of busyness and betrayal, in the heart of chaos and corruption, during the darkest … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes #1—Shock and Awe

In a world that seems to be falling apart at the seams, the human heart has a tendency to despair. Down in the weeds of woe, we feel like we’re wandering in a maze with shifting walls. We recognize our own inability to navigate it successfully; so we look for guides, or maybe even a … Continue reading

Strength #2 — Strong Examples

Be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near. … Behold, we count those prophets blessed who endured. Also, you have heard of Job’s endurance and you have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, because he is emotionally tuned in and sympathetic. James 5:8, 11 Strength of heart occurs as … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Prayer 2014 — The Grateful Gaze

Oh give thanks to Yahweh; call out in his name; make known his deeds among the people … Give thanks to Yahweh for he is good; for his extravagant kindness is forever. 1 Chronicles 16:8, 34 Today we gaze into the past at all The kindnesses extended by your grace; The history of charity recall … Continue reading

Thougthfulness #3 — Considering History

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac … his only begotten son; to whom it was said, “In Isaac your descendants shall be called.” He considered that God is able to raise men even from the dead. Hebrews 11:17-19 When Abraham went down to Egypt to escape the famine, and sold his … Continue reading