When We Hear Of Others’ Needs … We Go To His Throne!

“Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed.  The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” (James 5:16, NKJV) God’s Book contains so many examples of His people talking to and appealing to Him to meet their needs and the needs of others in a […]

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In The Shelter Of His Arms

“And He took them up in His arms, laid His hands on them, and blessed them.” (Mark 10:16, NKJV)) It was a scene that doesn’t usually happen this way.  On my last flight a number of weeks ago, while waiting at the gate, I noticed the young family a couple of rows over with a […]

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This Is My Task …

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8) The times and the culture we are living in are truly “perilous times” when considered from the perspective of all that is […]

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To Be A Friend Like This

“And Elijah said to Elisha, ‘Please stay here, for the Lord has sent me as far as Bethel.’ But Elisha said, ‘As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.’ So they went down to Bethel.” (2 Kings 2:2) In every aspect of our lives, we are engaged in friendships […]

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Maybe We Have It All Wrong

“Cause me to hear Your lovingkindness in the morning, for in You do I trust; Cause me to know the way in which I should walk, for I lift up my soul to You.” (Psalm 143:8) It wasn’t the first time that I had found myself in a familiar setting and able to be alone […]

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There is Always a Price to Pay

“For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it” (Luke 14:28) When my wife and I first got married, we were driving a yellow and black Dodge Dart GT … and man alive, it could run!  You see, it could […]

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Where Are We In Our Own Journey?

“Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord your God who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go.  Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river …” Isaiah 48:17-18, ESV) It must […]

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Sometimes …

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.’  Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence.  He […]

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Guidance and Planting Seeds

“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 3:14, 15, NKJV) The chairs and tables […]

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Peace In Difficulty

“You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day.” (Psalm 91:5, NKJV) The sound of our youngest grandson crying/screaming/hollering in the night … it was not the sound any parent and grandparent would want to wake up to hear!  Rushing in to his bedroom, it was […]

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