We Can Assassinate Our Obstacles!

We’ve all had problems in our lives which may have tempted us to give up on our dreams, or even give up on a calling to which we used to feel sure God had called us. Many times, when I’ve … 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

Spring planting has begun. Are you being prepared to produce?

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. . I am the Ground . I am the ground. The plow cuts deep, again and again and again! It cuts away my roots, my desires to be ‘altogether,’ my desires to look good. It turns me over, inside … 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

Hope From a Merciful God (Segment #2 of Rescued by Mercy)

  Isaiah is called the evangelical prophet because he preached good news. Do you need good news? Have you ever felt like you were in a mess and didn’t know how to get out? Then you know how I felt. … Continued

Empower My Words

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Empower my words, gracious Father, that I may proclaim thy truth! You who spoke and it came to be, you whose Word came to live in me, Grant that the blind may come to see your everlasting grace. Empower my … Continued

Inadequacy to Glory

. In my valley, vision is limited. High walls rise on either side. Mountains impassable, immovable, are barriers to vistas of inspiration for which I yearn. I long to ‘Write His Answers,’ but don’t even comprehend the questions. I cry … Continued