Wait? How Come?

Once again, I was reading many of the prophetic messages Isaiah gave and ran across a verse that I had read many times before, but this time, something caught my attention. It was in the thirtieth chapter, specifically, verse eighteen. Continue reading
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Being God-Conscious

For some time now, I have sensed that our Lord wants us to become more sensitive to His Spirit; to become so open we will become true Ambassadors of His Grace. Paul wrote, “We are ambassadors for Christ, and God is making his appeal through us. We plead on Christ’s behalf: “Be reconciled to God.” (II Corinthians 5:20). Do you understand that, despite what “Touched by An Angel” teach you, our Lord will not send an angel to do this? He has left that responsibility in our hands. Continue reading

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Draw Closer

I have heard it said that prayer puts into perspective who God is, in our lives. This is true! Whether you even pray, tells us whether you desire His help in your life. If you couldn’t care less, you won’t pray. That’s simple, isn’t it? Continue reading

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I Have Grown

I was chatting with a man who was so critical of the Catholic Church, I was almost tempted to dump him as a friend. But the Spirit of our Lord reminded me how critical and judgmental I used to be. Ouch. I hate when He does that because it proves how distant I used to be from His Heart. Continue reading

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Today!

People often repeat Henry David Thoreau’s famous quote: “The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation.” When they do, they are usually trying to excuse their selfish passion to achieve a goal or to avoid “playing it small.” But that was not what Thoreau was saying. Continue reading

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Pure Simplicity

Paul always put the Truth out there for us to read. His words are so simple to understand and cannot be argued with. For instance, how can you not understand: Continue reading

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Dealing With Suffering

As many of you know, back many years ago, before we had any kids, I produced a study on the Story of Job. Yeah, I had read Job’s story many times, but during a cold, rainy, drizzling vacation on Mackinac Island, the Holy Spirit opened my eyes and gave me new insights on that wonderful book! (If you ever want to read it, you can download a PDF of the study here).
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