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Author Archives: Shirlee Abbott
So you think there’s no need to fear God? Maybe that’s what Moses thought when he asked God to show him his glory. God said, “Yes . . . but.” Exodus 33:20-23 (MSG) “But you may not see my … Continue reading
If you don’t understand how fearsome God is, you can’t appreciate how much Christ has done for us. “’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved.” John Newton, 1773 Amazing Grace
What’s your take on the fear of the Lord? Not buyin’ it – God is love Makes God sound abusive I fear God, doesn’t everybody? I have it on good authority that fear of God is a good thing. … Continue reading
Little Lebanon, population 4.4 million, hosts over a million refugees. 1 person in 6 is a Syrian refugee. Imagine the strain on resources. Lord, provide water, food and safe shelter for all — refugees and Lebanese alike. We … Continue reading
Are you annoyed when someone says “Happy Holidays” instead of “Happy Thanksgiving” or “Merry Christmas”? Think of it this way: Happy holidays. Happy holy days. Happy, hallowed days.
We bless God because he is holy. God blesses us by making us holy.
All Saints Day. It’s a day to remember the dead. Many of us pay it no mind. Some people die for their Christian faith. Revelation 6:9 (NIV) I saw under the altar the souls of those who had … Continue reading
Hallowed Eve: we scare each other. We call it fun. Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. Holy God: we tremble at his power. We call it wisdom.
Halloween, Hallowed Eve. Hallowed means “holy.” What’s holy this week? “Hallowed be Thy name” Halloween? Hardly holy Holy cow! Can’t we just have fun? Per Merriam-Webster, holy means worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and … Continue reading