Monthly Archives: August 2018

You will fall, but not headlong

23 The steps of a man are established by the Lord, And He delights in his way. 24 When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because the Lord is the One who holds his hand. 25 I have been young and … Continue reading

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The Lord laughs

I remember, as a child, how my father’s good nature, humor, and confidence made me feel secure in the face of threatening circumstances.  When we would get lost on family vacation, he would laugh and enjoy the adventure, allaying my … Continue reading

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Gradational weight-training

Just as in physical training, spiritual maturity is a gradual, intentional process that requires a plan and the time for it to be executed.  In spiritual training, it is a coach-athlete relationship of struggling through assigned difficulties to experience anticipated … Continue reading

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When Jesus is interrupted

Look with me at something beautiful.  If God is sovereign and His purpose cannot be thwarted, and if Jesus is God-in-the-flesh, how is it that He seems to allow Himself to be interrupted at times?  In Genesis, God merely speaks … Continue reading

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God “shows off” through you

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of … Continue reading

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The Quiet Time

The Quiet Time is the term often applied to the efforts a Christ-follower makes to experience closeness with God, usually one or more times a day.  It often includes getting alone, silence, prayer, Bible study, meditation, and often the recording … Continue reading

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