Tag Archives: face to face with Christ

So Glad To See You

Not that I’d verbalize it this way, but I wonder if sometimes, deep down, I think that what Christ’s done for us is done. That the Son of Man who “came not to be served but to serve, and to … Continue reading

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The Presentation

I’ve got a road trip to take this morning so limited time for noodling and note-taking. Captured again by Paul’s divine jealousy in my 2Corinthians 11 reading. Thought I’d go back in the archives and pull out something to post. … Continue reading

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Swallowed Up By Life

The best is yet to come. For the believer that’s always a true statement. No matter how good it has been, the best is yet to come. No matter how good it is, or might get, the best is still … Continue reading

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Faith to Face

This morning I awoke, put another pillow under my head, laid back and with eyes closed whispered, “Good morning, Father. Good morning, Lord Jesus.” Able to do this because of the Spirit within me. Kind of Trinitarian moment, it now … Continue reading

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Of Purpose and Prospect

The context of David’s prayer in Psalm 17 is a plea for deliverance from his enemies. What I’m chewing on this morning, though, is the contrast between their over-arching purpose in life and the psalmist’s over-riding prospect. Arise, O LORD! … Continue reading

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That I May Be

Jesus prayed for me. I’m chewing on the last seven verses of John 17. And there Jesus prayed for me, as well as for all who would believe in Him through the word of the gospel. The word first proclaimed … Continue reading

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Far Better

Though we have both known quarantine, I know there’s no comparing my season of life today with that of the apostle Paul’s when he wrote to the Philippians. I’ve been sheltering in place in a wonderful house, free to leave … Continue reading

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The Command and The Promise

He understood the prophetic word he heard. He got the vision that was revealed. That’s what it says of Daniel, in the opening verse of Daniel 10, about the revelation he received in the third year of Cyrus king of … Continue reading

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Satisfied With His Likeness

There were times when David prayed for deliverance from trouble of his own making. When he knew it was because of his own sinful weakness and misguided actions (or lack of action) that he was in dire straits and needed … Continue reading

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The Foretaste of Grace

It was going to get worse before it got better. And for many, there was the very real possibility they wouldn’t live through the worse and never see it get better . . . at least not on earth. That’s … Continue reading

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