Author Archives: Shirlee Abbott

God’s Hands at Work

  A  friend gave me this sculpture. I keep it at work. I think of it as “God’s hands.”  God’s hands in my office, reminding me that my office is in God’s hands.

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Good Work!

  Psalm 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.   Golden dawns, wispy clouds, pastel blues, threatening thunderheads, double rainbows, vivid sunsets, winking stars, peekaboo moons. Give God credit. His hands do … Continue reading

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You’re in God’s Hands

Hebrews 10:31 (NIV) It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. Isaiah 41:10 Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Our Regular Programming . . .

. . . for an announcement about a cause near to my heart:   I plan to post once a week about watching what we write, being careful not to frustrate those dear saints who don’t read easily. I do this for two … Continue reading

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Listen to God’s Hands

    You’re in God’s hands. How do you feel?     Safe Comforted Terrified My feeling is a reflection of my relationship with God. The closer I am to God, the safer I feel in his hands. The closer I … Continue reading

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God, Them and You

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Respectful Middle Ground

  Lord, I’m mindful of the many moments I’ve failed to show proper respect. Help me find that wide line between cultural compromise and headstrong legalism.

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Respect the Image

    Take care to respect others. They bear God’s image.   Genesis 1:27 (NLT) So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them.

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Follow the Directions

    From critical to respectful . . . the Bible tells how–   John 8:7 (NLT) “Let the one who has never sinned throw the first stone!” Romans 12:3 Don’t think you are better than you really are. Be … Continue reading

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Remember Respectfully

    Respect seems to have gone missing from our culture. Why is that, do you think?   Too much self-esteem, not enough selfless service Lack of manners Lack of morals Folks think that unless you agree 100% with other … Continue reading

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