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To Know Him Is To Trust Him

A verse in Psalms this morning has me chewing on the dynamics of faith. How many of us haven’t, at one time or another, felt the need for greater faith? A longing for a more deeply operational belief? A faith … Continue reading

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Not the How, but the Who

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. . . And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good. (Genesis 1:1, 31a ESV) I’m in the camp of those who remind us that … Continue reading

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Put Me to the Test

I don’t know if I have ever actually finished my annual reading plan on the last day of the year (after all, my reading plan says I should have finished it five days ago). But Christmas and end of year … Continue reading

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He Hears Us

I get what Job wanted. It’s how he goes about it that kind of makes me cringe. I think I understand his frustration. But it’s his impertinence that becomes cause for warning. Oh, that I had one to hear me! … Continue reading

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Go Your Way

His had been a long life. Kingdoms had come and gone, but he remained. Bosses had come and gone, and he had served in their royal courts. Thus, he had seen a lot. And not just the visible realities of … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Pray For

The Babylonians had come and gone. Though Jerusalem lay in ruins, those who were left in the land, and those who returned to the land from surrounding regions, sensed somewhat of a return to normality. A governor, Gedaliah, had been … Continue reading

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Faith Begets Faith

It was a faith journey. To go to Jesus, in the first place, required faith. Sure, he was desperate–his son was ill and at the point of death. But he was also a man of some standing–an official in Herod’s … Continue reading

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