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The Lion Has Roared (a meditation)

The lion has roared—so who isn’t frightened? The Sovereign Lord has spoken—so who can refuse to proclaim his message? ~ Amos 3:8 Part of the Christian faith is the belief that there is power in God’s word. When he speaks, things happen. This idea saturates the Bible from the opening chapters when God speaks creation… Continue reading The Lion Has Roared (a meditation)

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Good Reads 08.10.16 (on: spiritual dry spells, praying for teachers, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On why we need to know our Bibles better than we know what's on blogs or in books: Books, Blogs, and the Importance of Knowing My Bible by Mike Leake So it is very important that I keep this… Continue reading Good Reads 08.10.16 (on: spiritual dry spells, praying for teachers, and more!)

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Good Reads 07.20.16 (on: the Holy Spirit, soul mates, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered recently from across the internet. Enjoy! On the Christian being the dwelling place of the Holy Spirit: What a Wonder! by Tim Challies You, Christian, are the dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit of God makes his habitation within you. He has joyfully, willingly,… Continue reading Good Reads 07.20.16 (on: the Holy Spirit, soul mates, and more!)

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Good Reads 06.15.16 (on: Bible reading, marriage, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On Bible reading: Why Are So Many Christians Bored with the Bible? by Marshall Segal Unfortunately, many Christians love the idea of the Bible, but not really the Bible itself. We love having a Bible close by, even within… Continue reading Good Reads 06.15.16 (on: Bible reading, marriage, and more!)

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Good Reads 05.18.16 (on: the seasons of life, weariness and rest, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On embracing your season of life: Love the Season You're In by Kim Shay Wherever you are in your life, know that God is good (Psalm 145:9). He is good to all. There may be things you wish you… Continue reading Good Reads 05.18.16 (on: the seasons of life, weariness and rest, and more!)

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Good Reads 04.20.16 (on: relationships, Bible reading, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Enjoy! On Bible reading: How To Read the Bible for Yourself by John Piper When we read, we do not generally really think until we are faced with a problem to be solved, a mystery to be unraveled, or a… Continue reading Good Reads 04.20.16 (on: relationships, Bible reading, and more!)

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The Curious Case of Eutychus (a meditation)

You ever been in church, Sunday school, Bible study, or a conference and the speaker seemed to drone on and on as your eyes grew heavier and heavier? We’ve all had those moments where we knew we should be interested in a topic no matter who is speaking, yet we just can’t seem to stay… Continue reading The Curious Case of Eutychus (a meditation)

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Against the Flow (a meditation)

The Lord has given me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do, and don’t live in dread of what frightens them. Make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy in your life. He is the one you should fear…” ~ Isaiah 8:11-13 How… Continue reading Against the Flow (a meditation)

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Lending to God (a meditation on helping those in need)

The title of this post should cause you to pause. Lending to God—isn’t that saying there might be a time that God needs something and so we are to let him borrow it? But God is self-sufficient and self-sustaining, indeed the One who gives sustenance to others (Acts 17:24-25). So how can we lend to… Continue reading Lending to God (a meditation on helping those in need)

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A prayer in the face of uncertainty and fear (a meditation)

We all face times where we feel overwhelmed. The world seems dark and the path set before us darker. It could be in the face of wars and rumors of war. It could be that phone call from the doctor you’ve been dreading. It could be an economic crash that causes you to lose your… Continue reading A prayer in the face of uncertainty and fear (a meditation)