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Showing love

His Life is in Your Hands

Have you ever felt like you were at the mercy of the person holding you in their hands? Recently, I really needed someone to follow through on something. It wasn’t life or death:, just an integrity thing that showed honor to me. But no matter what I did to try to get this person to… Continue reading His Life is in Your Hands

Living loved

Seeking Perfect Love

I know from a human viewpoint I often don’t measure up to others, and it’s impossible for me to reach God’s perfect standards. These thoughts assail me at times: “I’ll never achieve what she’s accomplished; God must like her more than me. She’s so competent and productive.” “She’s more loving, wise, and obedient than I… Continue reading Seeking Perfect Love

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Temptation

You Have an Enemy: How is He Tempting You Today?

Years ago when I had major surgery, my doctor hesitated to tell me everything that could go wrong and exactly how tough my recovery could be. He was concerned if I knew the difficulties  I might face, I’d be too frightened or discouraged to go through with a procedure I needed. During our conversation, I… Continue reading You Have an Enemy: How is He Tempting You Today?

faith over fear

How God’s Glory Gives Us Courage for Whatever is Ahead

When God calls me to something hard, or to make a drastic life-change, I want clear indications that I’m actually hearing from Him. I’m not being demanding when I say that, nor does my statement  come from lack of faith. I trust His wisdom and guidance completely, but I don’t always trust my ability to… Continue reading How God’s Glory Gives Us Courage for Whatever is Ahead

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To Serve or Be Served: That’s the Question

We often believe serving is the ultimate expression of showing God’s love. But there is merit in allowing others to aid us. Jesus provides an example of both: The room goes hush; the playful banter ceases. The twelve put their bread down mid-meal. All eyes follow Jesus as He gets up from the table, takes… Continue reading To Serve or Be Served: That’s the Question