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Who's in charge of life's "random" circumstances?

Verses memorized by kids at our church’s Vacation Bible School keep running through my mind. They studied the passage in Acts 17 where Paul stands surrounded by statues to false gods and speaks life-changing truth to the gathered Athenians. 727 more words

When a Smudge is more than a Smudge

There is difference between reading the Word of God and observing the Word of God. That difference is important.That difference is essential in understanding the Word of God. 1,094 more words


Why I Need You And You Need Me

I will be their God and they will be my people.

This piercing phrase has always gripped my attention since the day I heard it in Old Testament 1 class. 424 more words

grasping His presence

One Wednesday night, I called my Daddy on my way home from church. Dad answered, with a very excited voice. After I delivered whatever message I had for him in that moment, he sounded disappointed saying, “I thought you were calling to tell me Jonah accepted Jesus at church tonight.” 1,348 more words


Consecrated and available people

As previously mentioned, I gave a talk about money today. In this instance, I think it was working better to prepare the talk, and later to share my thoughts here. 708 more words

What I Learn from the Pharisee

The Pharisees were bent on earning their own righteousness. The reality is, righteousness can never be earned. For Jesus to come and hold up a mirror for these teachers of the law in order to reveal the depth of their human depravity enraged the Pharisees. 442 more words