Tag Archives: submission

When God Says “No”

There are times when it is impossible for God to give us what we want AND accomplish his will at the same time. Continue reading

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Divine Intermission

There can be a bit of madness in trying to figure out what God is up to in our lives… Continue reading

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Beyond Fire and Pain

Even when I cannot fathom the present moment, I will trust the coming hours to him who holds all things. Continue reading

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Nature vs. Nature

Regardless of how it’s couched, framed or stated, here’s what I have found: when I do good, I feel good; when I don’t, I don’t. Continue reading

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Testing

Sometimes it’s not just the heat… or the humidity… that oppresses us. How do we prove our faith even in this? Continue reading

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Born in the USA

If claiming to love God and hating my neighbor makes me a liar, might there be a similar conundrum with rebellion or resenting authority? Continue reading

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Indentured Servants-Part I

Kind of funny, isn’t it, how much easier it is to talk about being a servant in Bible class than it is to actually live it? Especially when you’re working for someone who doesn’t really seem to appreciate you… Continue reading

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God’s Will

“This is God’s will.” The words carry such weight, such strength, such power. Sometimes they are spoken from the desire to comfort, sometimes from the urge to afflict. Sometimes they soothe the spirit, ease the aching heart. Sometimes they provoke … Continue reading

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Climate Change & Challenge

Across its ranges, terrains and changes, this planet exudes evidence of imbalance and imperfection. Its shakings, quakings, rumblings and rattlings show us that we are not in a world at peace with itself, Continue reading

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Something’s Up

When a congregation begins to repent and confess its sins and submit to God, it becomes a changed church. This is called revival. Continue reading

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