Ahaz’s Choice: Learning to Trust #5

  Peace replaced inner turmoil after I turned my life over to Jesus Christ, trusting him. Have you experienced a change like this? If so, I’d love to read about it. (This is the fifth blog in a series about … Continued

Lord, Take Control (#4…Trust series)

Learning to Trust Series, #4   When adversity strikes, it affects our relationship with God. Some will turn away from him in bitterness, while others turn toward him in repentance, seeking help. Or we may do both at different times. … Continued

Relax in Relationship

I’ve been mulling over in my mind lately this question: How does our heavenly Father want us to relate to him? The question came up when I found myself praying “Guide me, Lord, help me know what you want me … Continued

Discussion Stirred Up By Devotional

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How exciting it was to receive tons of comments on my Upper Room Devotional yesterday. Here is the URL in case you missed it: http://devotional.upperroom.org/devotionals/2016-07-08. Most of these were very complimentary. One person asked many questions to clarify what I believed. … Continued

Is It Wise?

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I’ve been accused of being judgmental because of my belief that it is not wise to drink alcoholic beverages. Stating a belief is not the same as “being judgmental” is it? I guess it depends on how one says it. One … Continued

The Spokesman

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Therefore this is what the Lord says: “If you repent, I will restore you that you may serve me; If you utter worthy, not worthless, words, you will be my spokesman,” (Jeremiah 15:19, NIV). This scripture had a great impact … Continued

Learning to Trust #3

After being rescued by God’s mercy from the captivity of sin (justification), most Christians learn gradually to trust God better as they grow in Christ (Sanctification). The personal experience I told of in my June 18th blog, which helped me learn to trust … Continued

How Does God Teach Trust (#2)

‘Rescued by Mercy’ is the category of seven blogs I posted in March and April. This is a follow up series about trusting God. The first ‘Trusting God’ blog, entitled “How does God teach his people to trust him” posted … Continued

How does God teach his people to trust him?

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Adventure in Trust “Let’s sing Christmas carols,” I suggested to my parents and sisters. We were traveling by car to our grandparents’ farm in South Dakota the winter before I turned ten. “Well, you know I can’t carry a tune,” mother … Continued

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