My Confidence Is In You

It is better to trust the Lord than to put confidence in men.  It is better to take refuge in him than in the mightiest king! Psalm 118:8-9 “Faith don’t come in a bushel basket, Missy. It come one step at a time. Decide to trust Him for one little thing today, and before you…

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How Long Will You Forget Me?

How long will you forget me, Lord? Forever? How long will you look the other way when I am in need? Psalm 13:1 “I spoke of an Army on the point of entering an enemy’s territories. Answering the question as to the cause of delay: ‘Waiting for supplies.’ The answer might also have been: ‘Waiting…

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Finding Rest In A Restless World

He lets me rest in the meadow grass and leads me beside the quiet streams. Psalm 23:2 ~~~ “God never asked us to meet life’s pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demand that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good…

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Never Losing the Light: Comfort Flows From Here

Oh, the comfort that flows from you now! And… where has that comfort come from? Was it born in the sunshine of soft green meadows? Or, was it born with the wind and the rain of some holocaust whipping and tearing at you? (We know.) Many in My church have become rich, spoiled, and pampered.…

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In The Silence of The Heart You Speak

You rule the oceans when their waves arise in fearful storms; You speak and they lie still. Psalm 89:9 Mother Teresa said, “In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you… souls of prayer are souls of great silence.” ~~~ God speaks in…

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Challenge of Jesus In A World of Brokenness

“What we are faced with in our culture is the post-Christian version of the doctrine of original sin: all human endeavor is radically flawed, and the journalists who take delight in pointing this out are simply telling over and over again the story of Genesis three as applied to today’s leaders, politicians, royalty and rock stars.…

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A Cup of Hope: Resting in the Promise of God’s Faithfulness

A Cup of Hope by Emilie Barnes is just one of those books you stumble upon, and you suddenly know, “This one is going to change everything!” I blog about hope. I can’t breathe in this busted broken world a single moment without it—but sometimes—the candle of hope in me burns low. And, when it…

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