Transformation

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God wants to forgive and transform his rebellious children. Following is the fourth and last part of the parable, “The Runaway,” which is segment # 7 of Rescued by Mercy by Judith Vander Wege) When Lu Ann visited her daughter in the treatment center three weeks later, … Continued

A Parable to help us feel what God feels. (Segment #4 of Rescued by Mercy)

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     In this series, I’ve been talking about being rescued by God’s mercy. Isaiah, the Evangelical Prophet, made it clear that God feels broken-hearted when his children rebel against him. To bring this home more clearly for us, I wrote a fictional … Continued

Song for a Rainy Day

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Holy Spirit, Dwell In Me Holy Spirit, dwell in me with your gracious love divine. Cleanse each sinful, prideful thought that afflicts this soul of mine. Lead me now to know the will of my Savior and my Lord. May … Continued

Insights from Isaiah/A Heartbroken God, Segment #3 of Rescued by Mercy series

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After being “Rescued by Mercy,” I’ve wanted to help others know that God longs to restore us to fellowship with himself, to spiritual and emotional health. Last month, I began posting articles about God’s mercy (see March14 & March 21 in archives). In this … Continued

A Poem of Encouragement for Writers

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The Spokesman   Assailed by inadequacies, I wonder, How can I do anything effectively? Yet, the stars and all creation praise You without a voice. Moses, assailed by inadequacies, spoke because You, Almighty God, made his voice and called him. … Continued

Gray, Dreary Skies Can be Depressing

Sometimes when skies are gray for several days in a row, I feel a little depressed. I’m not sure if it’s a flashback to the years when circumstances were so depressing, or if it is a lack of sunshine causing … Continued

Missing Something … (Guest Blog by Paul E. Vander Wege)

Although I grew up in the church and made profession of my faith in Jesus at age fourteen, I never really yielded to Christ. I went on living as I always had. As I grew older, I felt God’s influence … Continued