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The Privilege And Pleasure Of Proclamation

I'm doing this because I told the Lord that I would.  Let me explain: Last month was a difficult one.  There were several things that I was praying specifically for but one in particular really burdened me.  I prayed that it would come to pass nearly every day and sometimes more than once a day. … [Read More...]

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A Five Minute Look At God’s Master Plan

Have you ever considered God's design for this world and for us?  There is the tendency to think selfishly whenever the subject of God's will comes up (as in, "what … [Read More...]

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What To Do Today

Whether we realize it or not, each and every one of us has a task to perform today.  That task, according to the third chapter of the book of Hebrews, is to exhort … [Read More...]

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This is How the Family of God Grows

How does the family of God grow?  How does a man or woman who is spiritually dead meet Jesus Christ and be born again into the family of God?  How can we who are children of God encourage and love those who are lost into the arms of Jesus? We live in … [Read More...]

I Mean You No Harm

Talk about a movie phrase.  I don't think I've ever heard anyone actually say "I mean you no harm" in real life before.  It's a phrase devised by Hollywood script writers and is analogous to "I come in peace" (also a phrase I have not heard in real … [Read More...]

How Trust And Obey Belong Together

Trust and Obey is a favorite hymn of the Christian church.  The song itself was a collaboration between John Sammis and Daniel Towner but was actually inspired by an unnamed young man giving his testimony after a service given by Dwight L Moody.  The young … [Read More...]

What Keeps You Going?

What keeps you going?  What motivates and inspires you, day after day? For me, it is God's love.  God shows His love to me in many ways but nowhere moreso than the promises found in His word.  These promises encourage and lift me up every time I read them … [Read More...]

Be The Grape And Not The Raisin

Let me first say that I don't have anything personal against raisins.  In fact, I think they are delicious and I especially like them decorating the top of a rice cake coated with natural peanut butter.  The raisin, as a food item, serves a yummy purpose and … [Read More...]

Three Steps to Experiencing Our Quiet Time in God’s Way

What does it take to come before God on a daily basis in such a way that He is glorified and we are blessed?  I believe not only is it scriptural that we set aside time each day to spend with our Lord, but that scripture also shows us the best way to do so. … [Read More...]