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Knowing God
August 31, 2011

The God Who Keeps

Economic upheaval and social strife at home.  Civil wars and natural catastrophes aboard. All these cause us to continually feel anxious, apprehensive, and nervous.  The belief that God keeps us gives comfort and assurance at a time when both (comfort and assurance) are greatly needed.  In the Old Testament the most popular use of keep […]

February 24, 2011

What’s Luck Got to Do with It?

This past weekend my husband and I had dinner with friends we hadn’t seen in a while. We learned that our friend, Sam (name changed to protect the innocent) had experienced a massive heart attack.  We listened intently as he and his wife described the event. “We were so fortunate that the paramedics were close […]

February 15, 2011

An Eye on Eternity

When was the last time you thought about eternity?  Better yet, do you even believe in eternity?  If you do not believe in “life after death”, you may be extremely depressed with the thought of someday leaving behind your prize possessions (your favorite stuff) and relationships (your favorite people).  Even for those of us who do believe in eternity, […]

February 3, 2011

View From the End of the Rope

Popular adage:  “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot in it?” My view of the adage:  “When you come to the end of your rope,  ask yourself how you got there?” In 2010, I was determined to move our ministry forward in reaching its teaching goals.  My perception was that […]

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