Tag Archives: God

Back to the Front!

Recently, there’s been a stunning story with an accompanying picture in the news—that of a brave aid worker carrying a small child away from the bodies of her family, from under the hijab of her dead mother, and through the … Continue reading

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“Just Trust Jesus!”

Sage advice, in any case… that is, to “just trust Jesus!”  I’ve given that advice many times, I am sure, and yet have felt a bit of hollowness after speaking it—I gave my daughter that advice with a slight variation … Continue reading

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Faulty Thinking

The Bible is amazing!  I love studying it and recently I’ve spent a lot of time in the book of Genesis (even though I frequently wander away for other studies).  I especially like praying through the scriptures as the Holy … Continue reading

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“But God Promised!”

I am continually amazed at how some very familiar portions of scripture have verses tucked away in them that seem incongruent with what I imagine are God’s intentions and the way He works.  I like them! …those challenging verses.  I … Continue reading

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A Target On My Back!

Ok, I need to sit down here and write this out, working through some teachings on spiritual warfare, my history with the assaults of the enemy, and what the Bible has to say about the enemy, his character, and his … Continue reading

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“The Father of All Those Who Believe”

I read Genesis 22 recently—not an easy chapter, I think particularly for parents.  How could God possibly ask Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son, Isaac, as a burnt offering?  Wasn’t child sacrifice a characteristic of pagan cultures then (and now), … Continue reading

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Earthquake!!!

I was jolted awake by an earthquake one night last week; initially, when I woke up, I saw our cat standing at the foot of my bed and I thought it was her jumping up that caused the bed to … Continue reading

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