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Praying Around the Lord's Prayer

For our prayer practice this Lent, I am excited to introduce an idea that I learned about from www.buildfaith.org.  It involves moving your finger around a cross as you pray the Lord’s Prayer.  243 more words


The Throne of Grace ~ Ephesians 1:15-22

“For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.  308 more words


Does the Church Treasure the Trivial?

Devotional Thought of the Day:
19  “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. 451 more words


When your enemy is disemboweled in front of you

We had a horse once that was terrified of hogs. Not so much of a problem in the arena, perhaps, but quite a problem out on our Texas ranch. 724 more words

Object Lesson

I saw you

John 1:19-51

“Before Phillip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.” John 1:48b

To continue with John’s theme of Jesus as God, John chooses specific stories to reveal Jesus for the first time. 397 more words



It’s a well known fact that what you amass on earth will stay on earth when we go and if we have spent our lives looking after ourselves then we will have a lot to answer for when we reach heaven. 163 more words