He Is

In Genesis, He’s the breath of life In Exodus, the Passover Lamb In Leviticus He’s our high priest Numbers, the fire by night Deuteronomy, He’s Moses’ voice In Joshua, He is Salvation’s choice

Judges, law giver In Ruth, the kinsmen-redeemer First and Second Samuel, Our trusted prophet In Kings and Chronicles, He’s sovereign Ezra,

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God’s Perspective

A young man once asked God how long a million years was to him. God replied, “A million years to me is just like a single second to you.”

The young man asked God what a million dollars was to him. God replied, “A million dollars to me is just like a single penny

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God’s Wings

An article in National Geographic several years ago provided a penetrating picture of God’s wings…

After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno’s damage. One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of

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God’s Mighty Works

Behold the wondrous miracles our awesome God performs. He creates the glorgeous sunrise, that each new day adorns. The power of the lightning, the loud rumble of the thunder… It’s no surprise that our very lives are filled with awestruck wonder.

Each precious little baby, their bodies He creates. His work is done invisibly,

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God’s Days

There are two days in the week upon which and about which I never worry — two carefree days kept sacredly free from fear and apprehension. One of these days is Yesterday. Yesterday, with its cares and frets and pains and aches, all its faults, its mistakes and blunders, has passed forever beyond my

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And God Said, “NO.”

I asked God to take away my pride, And God said, “No.” He said it was not for Him to take away, But for me to give up.

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole, And God said, “No.” He said her spirit is whole. Her body is only temporary.

I asked

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God Knows

When you are tired and discouraged from fruitless efforts… God knows how hard you have tried.

When you’ve cried so long and your heart is in anguish… God has counted your tears.

If you feel that your life is on hold and time has passed you by … God is waiting with you.


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God is close to sinners

One of the disconcerting–and delightful–teachings of the Master was: “God is closer to sinners than to saints.”

This is how he explained it: “God in heaven holds each person by a string. When you sin, you cut the string. Then God ties it up again, making a knot–and thereby bringing you a little closer

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Gardening God’s Way

Plant three rows of peas: Peace of mind Peace of heart Peace of soul

Plant four rows of squash: Squash gossip Squash indifference Squash grumbling Squash selfishness

Plant four rows of lettuce: Lettuce be faithful Lettuce be kind Lettuce be obedient Lettuce really love one another

No garden without turnips: Turnip for meetings Turnip

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Frontier Theology

There are two views of life and two kinds of people. Some see life as a possession to be carefully guarded. They are SETTLERS. Others see life as a fantastic, wild, explosive gift. They are PIONEERS. The visible church is an outfit with an abundance of settlers and a few pioneers. The invisible church

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