Let go–they’re his!

There is a three-fold reminder in Psalm 100:3 that can anchor our souls and strengthen our hope in the areas of our greatest concern. It says, “Know that the Lord is God. It is He who has made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture.” Let those words […]

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Don’t let your unanswered prayers eclipse your answered prayers

In today’s reading, I would like to present you with an encouragement and a caution: Don’t let unanswered prayers eclipse your answered prayers from God. You have probably noticed in your Bible reading and study that the Scriptures are filled with rehearsals of what God has done in the past. From beginning to end in […]

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Giving up or giving over

If you have lived very long at all, you have no doubt discovered that there are very few things in life that we can control. We can insure, we can prepare, we can anticipate, and we can be ready and faithful, but we cannot control many outcomes. When we try too hard to control most […]

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The watertight person

Dick Lucas, the longtime pastor of one of England’s oldest churches, St. Helen’s Bishopsgate, has said, “The Bible does not give us a watertight argument it gives us a watertight person against whom there is no argument.” That is so good and helpful to remember. Often, when we speak with our friends, loved ones, or […]

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Living among lions…now what?

When David was hiding inside a cave from King Saul, he penned these plaintive words: “I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts…” (Psalm 57:4) Can you relate to David? Have you ever wanted to hide inside a cave? Have you ever felt pursued by King Saul, or […]

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