Tag Archives: faith

Growing Faith . . . Increasing Love

I know there is specific context around the letters Paul wrote to the church of the Thessalonians. That they had been saved out of the world . . . but into the frying pan. The heat of persecution surrounding them … Continue reading

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Lean On Me

Honestly, I don’t think I’m bright enough to pickup on such stuff on my own. When this happens in my morning reading, I really do think it is an encounter of the divine kind. I’m reading in 2Chronicles this morning … Continue reading

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The Substance of Faith

Paul was going crazy not knowing how the new believers at Thessalonica were doing. He had been forced to flee by night after the Jews had stirred up a mob and set the city in an uproar over Paul’s convincing … Continue reading

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Content? Really?

Been hovering over one of those “shadow” verses. You know, the verse right after the one that everybody knows. Verses like John 3:17 . . . Philippians 1:22 . . . Ephesians 2:10. Verses like 2Corinthians 12:10. For the sake … Continue reading

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In the Battle

Noodling on the story of Deborah and Barak in Judges 4 and 5 this morning. And to be honest, the danger in familiar stories is that the lessons are familiar, too. In this case, before I even start reading I’m … Continue reading

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If the LORD Delights in Us . . .

They were done! They had hit the wall! They were ready to tap out! “Enough,” they said. “Let us choose a leader and go back to Egypt,” they said. After forty days spying out the promised land the majority had … Continue reading

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Complaining in the Cloud

It must have been quite some sight to see the 600,000 plus men, along with their wives and children, break camp and set out from Sinai (Num.10). To see the horde of the redeemed marching away from the world of … Continue reading

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