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Sustenance #5 – Looking Inside

God sees not as humans see; people look at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7) When Michelangelo was looking for the block of marble from which to carve the David statue, he viewed several pieces that were not right. He came to a large block that had been … Continue reading

Sustenance #4 — Sustained Rescue

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom; to him be the glory forever and ever. Amen. 2 Timothy 4:18 At the end of his life, the Apostle Paul knew that he could trust Jesus to keep him going, even in the face of seemingly … Continue reading

Sustenance #3 — Certain Comfort

Thus says the Eternal, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and the vegetation, who gives breath to the people on it. … “I am the Eternal, that is my name; I will not give my glory to another.” Isaiah 42:5-8 Comfort rests in the arms of confidence; and … Continue reading

Sustenance #2 — Compelling Cooperation

Therefore, however you want people to treat you, so treat them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12 God has a sense of humor: He made the mathematics of selfishness compelling! Recognizing that being judged fairly, being taught effectively, and having the resources we need from God through other people is important; … Continue reading