Giants and The Power of God In Action

“There is no army, no fortress, no giant that can stand against our God. No one. I have seen with my own eyes. I have walked through the bottom of the sea. On dry ground. I have watched as he humiliated Egypt and brought the mighty Pharaoh low.” ―Connilyn Cossette, Wings of the Wind They,…

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Promises That Will Never Fail You

“God never made a promise that was too good to be true.” ―Dwight L. Moody The promises you put your confidence in are only as good as the one making them, right? Right. So when Psalm 138 says, I praise your name for your unfailing love and faithfulness; for your promises are backed by all the…

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A Closer Walk: Too Soon Old ~ Too Late Smart

You know that old saying? Too soon old. Too late smart. (Yeah, that one.) Well, I don’t want to be that guy. I don’t want to be the guy that still, even with a head full of silver, isn’t… learning, growing, maturing, and getting wisdom. Yeah, all that good stuff! Since we all have only a…

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Never Losing The Light: Your Next Heartbeat

Child, do not cry out to Me as though you had to summon Me from some far off place. I am as near as your next heartbeat. The reason you don’t hear My footsteps running to your side, is because I am already here! Don’t look with your eyes… look with your heart. Don’t listen…

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A Closer Walk: Leaning Into Freedom

It has taken me almost a lifetime to value weakness; to learn the strength of leaning and the freedom in surrender. (I’m not comfortable with leaning but not for the obvious reasons.) I have been accused of the sin of pride and in some cases it was true. (Don’t we all sometimes struggle with pride?)…

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A Closer Walk: Looking At Loss Realistically

I am trying to become more pragmatic about loss; trying to see it more realistically. In our part of the world loss is treated with shock-n-awe headlines—fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, all banner headline-makers. But are we seeing loss realistically? And, more importantly, are we seeing it Biblically? I am beginning to wonder. Learning to let…

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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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A Closer Walk: Hold On To Hope In The Dark

It’s hard to hold on to hope, when you’re waiting in the dark, doing daily combat with oppressing fears. Sometimes, you listen to sermons, you read the Bible, you fight “the dark” for all you’re worth—clutching for truth as if your life depends upon it—because it does. I have those days when I have a strong grip on hope.…

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Never Losing The Light: Bearing With Injustice

Sweet Heart, I know—their injustice. (I know.) Never mind, trust Me. I told you I will deal with your enemies. Don’t you believe this? I know, you want relief. Come to Me for that. Relief is not in the absence of conflict. It is in the presence of your Master. Come child. Come… your enemies?…

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A Closer Walk: Fear & The Broken-Hearted-Vessel

Nothing can send hailstorms of ice cold fear rampaging across the landscape of my soul like being asked to speak in public! (Yep, that’s my thing.) Think of that thing you hate doing more than anything else. Now multiply it times ten and you have an approximate idea of how I feel about public speaking.…

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