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Rebels

Rebels

Rebels have been on my mind. A high metal fence was being constructed around the running track a few weeks ago. I was exercising and praying as usual when the workmen caught my attention. The signs were ominous and my heart sunk. I knew this meant the track was going to be out-of-bounds for my Prayer … Continue reading

Spiritual petit fours

You may have noticed that these devotional e-mails have not been popping up in your inbox for the last few months. I apologize. I took a brief hiatus while I have been writing a book![1] However, they will be returning this fall and once again arriving on a monthly basis. The devotions will take a … Continue reading

Growing faith

The hopeful news about small mustard seeds of faith is that they grow. In fact, even though the mustard seed is tiny, it can grow into a very large plant. Likewise, even though we may feel our faith is not very significant, or that we have only a small belief and trust in God, it … Continue reading

Moving mountains

“… if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move.” Matthew 17:20 Faith is often described as belief and complete trust in something or someone. We may think that this kind of faith is difficult to achieve and that … Continue reading

A thirst that needs quenching

A thirst that needs quenching

God shows up and reveal himself to those who are searching. In God Only Knows! we met a woman who was longing for something better in life and also on a spiritual search for truth and fulfillment. It was Jesus who showed up to tell her that he could satisfy her spiritual search and that … Continue reading

God only knows!

God only knows!

She had five different husbands and now she was living with a man who wasn’t her husband. A stranger knew all these intimate details of her life. She hadn’t a clue, at first, who he was but he knew who she was and everything about her. It should have been shock-horror on her part because … Continue reading

Trust

“Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.” Psalm 40:4  God wants us to trust Him. This might be easy to do when life is going well but when life gets difficult, where do we turn? We may turn to God but also we may be tempted to turn away from God. The Israelites, … Continue reading

Work in progress

Work in progress

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Yesterday, so to speak, Jesus Christ lived on this earth. He led an inconspicuous and unremarkable existence until the last three years of His life. Those three years and the final dramatic events of His time on earth, when He died and came … Continue reading