God’s Plan of Salvation

Today we are finishing our study in the book of Acts. By the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ Disciples, Paul the Apostle, and other believers spread the message of the Gospel to as much of the world as they … Continued

Why is it so important to trust God?

I believe all the problems in the world stem from lack of trust in God. Do you think that’s too bold a statement? Think of it. Before sin, the Garden of Eden was beautiful—a perfect place to live. Adam and … Continued

I Only Know…

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What is the single most important thing you want to know? Life is full of questions…especially concerning what God is doing in our lives. Perhaps we’ve gone through a lot of tough things like heartache, illness, tragedies. People don’t treat … Continued

Expectations/Trust

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 I had expected to have this blog ready by the first of February, but as you see… we have passed Groundhog’s Day, almost to Valentine’s Day! I’ve been thinking a lot about expectations. Are they good or bad? When I don’t … Continued

Be Emptied, then Filled

As New Year’s Day approached, I wondered if I should list goals, resolutions and hopes for the coming year. A new year always seems so full of possibilities, doesn’t it? Yet, I felt empty—devoid of dreams, of hopes, of ambition. … Continued

If I were…would you pick me up?

The trees are already starting to change to their beautiful fall colors here in NW Iowa. I love to look at them and feel the gentle breeze that makes them seem to be dancing. When I go for walks in … 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

A Conversation With God

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“What is a saint, Judy?” Well, it’s certainly not me, I thought, remembering my angry thoughts of the day before. Many years earlier, after an extensive word study on the word saint in the Bible, I had written a poem about … Continued

Beauty of Creation Shows God’s Love

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Over the past two weeks, I’ve been impressed many times by the beauty of Creation. I believe this beauty shows God’s love for us. Below, you can see many photos of this: 1. Before we left on our trip, the tulips … Continued

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

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