Tag Archives: friend of God

In His Confidence, In Context

I look back in my journal and note that it’s the same verse in this day’s reading plan that’s arrested my attention for the past three years. I go back and read my entries from 2018, 2019, and 2020 — … Continue reading

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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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A Friend of God (A 2011 Rerun)

A bit dry this morning. My brain’s in more of a “take it in” mode than a “type it out.” So, as I often do on these types of morning, went back through previous meals from this day in my … Continue reading

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In His Confidence

Not gonna lie, I’ve always liked being on the inside. Jazzed by being around the table. Not necessarily having to be the one who makes things happen, content if that’s left to others, but also not wanting to be that … Continue reading

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A Sign of Friendship

Every so often I come across a song that I think needs to be tweaked a bit. Not very often, but once in awhile. The reason? I don’t think the lyrics are quite right, or, someone else has pointed out … Continue reading

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My Servant

The storm was over. The throbbing pain of sore infested limbs had ended. The pounding sorrow of having lost family, fortune, and his fair name had subsided. The relentless waves of accusation after accusation by his miserable comforters had ceased. … Continue reading

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Content to be a Friend of the Bridegroom

You gotta love John the Baptizer. Sure, maybe his attire was a little unorthodox. And I’m not sure I would run out and buy a new breakfast cereal that he created with his own “secret ingredients.” But spend just a … Continue reading

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A Friend of God

“Taste them again for the first time.” This Kellog’s Corn Flakes slogan from the 90’s was mentioned from the pulpit on Sunday as a way of introducing the sermon. When it comes to the word of God, God’s people would … Continue reading

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Friended

Friended.  It’s a word . . . at least in the Urban dictionary. As in a verb “to friend.” As in, “Hey dude, friended you last night on Facebook. Did you see it?” Crazy. For years I’ve thought that Facebook … Continue reading

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The Friendship of God

O’ for the good old days! That’s all Job wanted. Not just any “old days” but the “good” old days. You know, those days when the kids flocked to him, the young people deferred to him, and the older people … Continue reading

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