Category Archives: God’s Heart

“Under Sonstruction”

July 28 “But to all who believed Him… He gave the right to become sons of God.” (John 1:12) I used to paint quite a bit. Not rooms. Real paintings – nature scenes, mountains, lighthouses, etc. I actually learned the … Continue reading

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Good vs. Bad

July 27 “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” (Romans 8:18) It seems we all tend to view the events of our lives … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 3

July 25 The fact that there is suffering in the world does not disprove the existence of God. We have seen, over the past two days, that suffering is not without purpose (it helps us to grow and mature; it … Continue reading

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Trash Talk

July 22 Just the other day, while out driving on a stretch of rural road, I came across a section of road that was littered with an abundance of trash. Trash on the road. In the ditches. Strewn across the … Continue reading

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The Gardens of God

July 21 “He restores my soul…” (Psalm 23:3a) Yesterday, we talked about seeds – how they are like thoughts sown into our minds and hearts – and how the “plants” from those seeds affect our lives. But what if an … Continue reading

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A Very Present Help

July 2 Before we move on to talking about the cure that God offers us, we need to pause and address the objection that often rolls around in our heads. It goes something like this… “What do you mean God … Continue reading

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Love… Translated

June 30 In our last time together, we talked about defining love. And about how it is absolutely essential for true Christian living (the fulfillment of the Law, thing). It is so tremendously important, that sometimes we can get the … Continue reading

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