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August 15, 2018

Discovery While Desperately Seeking

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips. Psalm 63:5  (NKJ) Our series, Desperately Seeking, has focused on what people frantically pursue yet never seem to acquire.  It is in pursuing worldly counterfeits that a vicious circle of dissatisfaction and discontentment is created.  While […]

August 6, 2018

Desperately Seeking Happiness

“Then He (Jesus) began to speak, and taught them.” Matthew 5:2 (NRS) At the top of the list of things people desperately seek is happiness.  Kirk Franklin, gospel extraordinaire, several years ago shared this need in a song that expresses the frustration people feel in their attempt to find happiness.  Exasperated with their situation, they […]

July 31, 2018

Desperately Seeking the Will of God

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:1-2 (RSV) In our initial teaching, Life Lived Desperately Seeking, we identified those things that […]

July 24, 2018

Desperately Seeking Righteousness

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be yours as well. Matt. 6:33 (NRS) Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness for they shall be filled. Matt. 5:6   (NRS) In the movie the Pursuit of Happyness, Will Smith plays Chris Gardner, a desperate individual endeavoring to save […]

July 17, 2018

Desperately Seeking God

O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is. Psalm 63:1 (KJV) Recent news featured individuals who were lost in the wilderness. One story told of a young boy who became separated from […]

July 10, 2018

Satisfying Restless Hearts

God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV) In what is now becoming an endangered means of communications, the newspaper offers a service known as classified ads.  […]

July 3, 2018

Life Lived Desperately Seeking

What’s there to show for a lifetime of work, a lifetime of working your fingers to the bone? Ecclesiastes 1:3 (The Message) I recently read an article entitled The Top 10 Things People Want in Life but Can’t Seem to Get.  I was amazed in reading the responses to this informal survey that probed a […]

June 26, 2018

Kingdom Living, Part 1

“And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent.”  Luke 4:43 (KJV) What does it mean to be a citizen?  A citizen is defined as “a native or naturalized individual who owes allegiance to a government (as of a state or nation) and […]

June 19, 2018

Thank You from the Hamilton’s

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 (NKJ) Dear Friends and Family of In the Word Ministries, Words cannot express Ron […]

June 5, 2018

In But Not of this World

“Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil.  And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Thessalonians 5:21-23 (KJV) It’s not easy to live […]

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