Lent 2020 | Day 35: “Dawn”

If we are not careful, we can feel like we are enduring a night that will never end. This could not be further from the truth. The beauty of our world is that for every night there is a morning. Some night may feel longer than we would like, but the world keeps right on […]

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How Long the Night?

Tucked inside a psalm that rejoices about God’s faithfulness in answering prayer, we find a phrase that has been used to encourage in difficult times. In Psalm 30 we find these words: Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning.

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What if?

“What if?” is a phrase that has been said time and time again. This phrase can create a number of emotions within a person. This phrase can also create a number of scenarios or fantasies inside the mind of a person. But more often than not these fantasies never occur. Other times “what if” can […]

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The Penetrating Sight of God

In 1 John 1:5-10 we are confronted with a rather alarming reality. John tells his readers that if they claim to be in the light there should be a distinct difference in them from the world. There are three characteristics in a person who declares a relationship with God. First, if we have a genuine […]

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Excited about I don’t know what…

Have you ever had one of those experiences where you don’t know what is about to happen, and you can’t shake the feeling that it is going to be something, not just good, but indescribable? Right now, right where I am, I know–in that way of knowing that can’t be explained, but you’re confident in–that […]

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Word to the Wise | “God’s Goodness”

How would you feel if God responded to us according to the measurement of our faithfulness?  How could He do this?  Well, let’s assume that God has a “Human Motives Meter” that was able to measure our faithfulness.  For every sincere and heartfelt prayer, you get a half-day’s supply of oxygen.  For every two prayers, […]

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