Category Archives: attention on God

Keep your eye on the ball

Paul teaches us that our true life is in heaven, despite what is apparent to us in day-to-day living.  “. . even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and … Continue reading

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“To this one will I look: . .”

I remember longing to have a loving, approving look from my father when I was attempting to do something difficult or frightening.  It gave me courage to go on. There are times when we want to avoid the attention of … Continue reading

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My husband is everything to me!

  Psalm 45 was taken by the Jewish understanding to be praise to the coming Messiah (as confirmed by Hebrews 1:8).  I like to apply vv. 11-12 to myself, therefore, as a believer,  Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear;  … Continue reading

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I Give You Peace.

In the night, I was thanking God for the wonderful blessing of peace.   This is not something to be expected from the world or our personal circumstances.  It is a wonderful kindness of God to gift us with this blessing. Peace I … Continue reading

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Who Do We Reflect to People?

Moses had a very close relationship with God during his wilderness service.  80-120 years old during this stressful time, he had learned dependence on God.  Speaking to God often in the Tent of Meeting as a friend (Exodus 33:11), it might be … Continue reading

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