Tag Archives: failure

Blowing through the doubt

Don’t you wonder if Jesus ever gets tired of our doubts and failures? It doesn’t matter how long you’ve believed, or how strong your belief is, there will be times that you just can’t believe. There will be times that … Continue reading

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Blessed or not?

I like blessings, don’t you? We are promised blessings in the Bible, aren’t we? Jesus has a whole thing about them on the Sermon on the Mount. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading

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Blessing or curse?

  I have a friend who asked God to help her with her relationship. If this was the right one, then let it flourish, and if it wasn’t, let it die. The next week, her boyfriend broke up with her. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Drops in the Ocean by Hawk Nelson

“I want you as you are, not as you ought to be.” There are days that I just don’t measure up. There are days when I lose my temper, fall into doubt and fear, lose my way, or just simply … Continue reading

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One more step

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls for the Third Time   Psalm 37:23-24 The valiant one whose steps are guided by the LORD, who will delight in his way, May stumble, but he will never fall, for the LORD holds his … Continue reading

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The Old Testament God

The Old Testament God is often seen as an angry, harsh, demanding God as opposed to the New Testament kindness and mercy of Jesus. It’s a funny dichotomy that is fairly well supported by the reading yesterday where “Joshua mowed … Continue reading

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Iron in the Fire

When I read Paul, I have a hard time deciding if his writing is that far above me, or if he just doesn’t make sense. Given all of the scholarship generated in the past 2000 years, it’s most likely that … Continue reading

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View from the Bottom

I visited my friend at the hospital where her son is recovering from his severe brain injury, and I was struck with the journey that she is on. There are times when we are brought to a point where our … Continue reading

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Real Saints

Kicking off with All Saints and All Souls Day, November is a month to focus on saints, both those among us and from ages past. Most times, this is so boring. I have always hated the whitewashed stories out there. … Continue reading

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Follow Me 16

Day 3 – stick with me just a little more, and we’ll move out of the tomb. It’s kind of appropriate anyway, don’t you think? Three days from death to resurrection. The climax of the Passion is the death of … Continue reading

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