Category Archives: Foundation of faith

Talk to God

How do you discuss everything with God, everywhere? You thank God for what is good: the beauty of nature, finding the lost item, a blessing for the driver who lets you into traffic.   You ask for wisdom in solving a … Continue reading

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How to Pray

  1 Thessalonians 5:17 (MSG) Pray all the time.     Life lived in conversation with God. All the time.

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All the Time

  Are you in a prayer rut? Same time, same place?     Every morning Me, pray? Only in an emergency Routine is good 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NIV) Pray continually. Continually. All the time. Not “all the time,” as in … Continue reading

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Free Peace

  Peace, even in troubled times . . . can’t buy it, can’t  get it from the government.     John 14:27 (NIV) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as … Continue reading

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Free from Lies

Christ sets us free. You can be sure that those whispers of slavery (as CelebrateRecovery puts it, “our hurts, hang-up and bad habits”) come straight from the mouth of the enemy: “They’re all out to get you.” “Just one more … Continue reading

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No Retirees

Old saints don’t retire. They are reassigned to the front, where they became prayer warriors on the battle line.   James 5:16 (MSG) The prayer of a person living right with God is something powerful to be reckoned with.

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Thy Will, Not Mine

I say, “not my will but yours be done” (Luke 22:42). Do I mean it?    Lord, your will be done in my child’s life–even if that takes him far away, or puts him in harm’s way, or sets him … Continue reading

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My Lord’s Prayer

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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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