Category Archives: Pleasing God

A God of Faith

August 1 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) A few days ago, we talked about faith in God… I wanted to return to this phrase, because it is so packed with promise and possibility. We … 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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The New You, Nurtured

July 19 “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Prov. 4:23) I enjoy gardening. There is something satisfying in bringing living things from the earth (and enjoying the fruits of those labors). I … Continue reading

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The God Imprint; Part 5 Other faiths…

June 22 One of the things I hear quite often is that Christians tend to be exclusive and “narrow-minded” when it comes to what others may believe. “After all,” it is said, “All roads lead to God.” Or: “There are … Continue reading

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Is Jesus the Only Way?

May 7 “…I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.“ (Jesus, John 14:6) A few days ago, we talked about Jesus being the way, the truth, and the life … Continue reading

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Going Through the Motions…?

May 5 “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord.” (Col. 3:23) A few days ago, I received a phone call from a sales person. Almost immediately, I could tell that this person … Continue reading

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The new you… fully surrendered; part 2

April 10 “…Anyone who comes to (God) must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.” (Hebrews 11:6) We have been talking about the importance of BEing God’s… and about why a full surrender to … Continue reading

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