Never Losing the Light: The Stormy Darkness

It is easy to fear in the stormy darkness… with your ship pitching wildly to and fro, and the dark waves rising far above, as the wind, and the waves lash at your face. Yes, in those circumstances anyone would fear. Your circumstances are wild, I’ll grant you that. Who would have believed things could…

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Book Review: The Disciplines of Life by V. Raymond Edman

The Discipline of Darkness ”That walketh in darkness, and hath no light?” (Isa. 50:10) There is profound and practical truth in the statement, ”Never doubt in the dark what God told you in the light.” This statement implies that it is possible for the child of God to ”be filled with the knowledge of his…

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A Closer Walk: Overcoming Dark Storms of Doubt

I was stunned at the size of the doubt-storms that were rolling across the landscape of my life. Suddenly I was being engulfed by dark clouds of questioning God, myself, what I believed about everything. It is easy to believe in a God of Love when everything in your life is rosy, but when things…

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The Parable: A Dark Constriction

  CATERPILLAR: All this way! All this effort! To end up here… in this miserable, dark place. (I don’t like this place…)   CATERPILLAR: Dream-Maker? Do You hear me? I hate this place! Oh-why-oh-why, did I ever pray those prayers! Dream-Maker how much longer? Haven’t I waited long enough? Dream-Maker? I did everything You told me to do—I…

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Changed In The Dark

I’ve had you in the dark – it’s true! How could you understand? That all from the beginning Is exactly as I’ve planned. ~~~ Could I choose, dear one, to smash your heart? No, it would be cruelest wrong Instead my plan, to change your heart, And give it bright new song ~~~ I know…

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