Tag Archives: Trusting God

Christmas Story Lessons… Life Interrupted

December 18 “Jospeh went up… from the town of Nazereth… to Bethlehem… to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child…” (from Luke 2:4-5) Have you ever noticed that life hardly ever turns out like you plan it? … Continue reading

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Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure

September 11 As Christians, all too often we tend to bring the world’s definitions and experiences into our thoughts of the Kingdom of God. But when we do that, we can find ourselves operating by the world’s ways – while … Continue reading

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Psalm Seventeen

June 10 “Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings…” (Psalm 17:8) Have your ever been wrongly accused of something? A circumstance arises… a bad thing happens… a situation becomes a firestorm … Continue reading

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The Testing of Our Faith; Pt. 2

April 10 “All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance…” (Hebrews 11:13) When life is good, it is easy to … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith, Pt. 2

April 5 We quoted this verse a couple of days ago… and I just can’t escape these words. The author of these words wants us to understand that IF we are intent on pleasing God… the only way to do … Continue reading

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Remain in Me…

October 9 “If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” (John 15:7) We spent most of the last week talking about fruit and fruitfulness – and … Continue reading

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The Real Issue in Belief

September 28 “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.” (Romans 4:3; Galatians 3:6; James 2:23) One of the foundations of Christian faith is that we need to believe God. Believing God is not about learning and … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

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When God Seems to Fail…

May 30 “These were all commended for their faith, yet they did not receive what was promised.” (Hebrews 11:39) No matter who we are, there will come a moment in every believer’s life when God doesn’t come through for us … Continue reading

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Faith, Before Facing the Fire…

May 28 As a kid, I remember attending Sunday School – and hearing all the old Bible stories about people of faith — examples of how to place your trust in God. One of my favorite stories was of Shadrach, Meshach and … Continue reading

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