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genesis 7: faith

It was in Noah’s 600th year, in the 2nd month, on the 17th day. God knows precisely when He began the flooding of the earth in order to eradicate the wickedness that permeated it. It was the exact same day that He saved the one speck of righteousness that existed on the earth - Noah.… Continue reading genesis 7: faith

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let’s raise a sword to father’s day

Sunday morning. Quiet house. Pondering these two sentences: "No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him." (John 6:44) “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (John 14:6) I can't get to Jesus unless the Father draws me to Him,… Continue reading let’s raise a sword to father’s day

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Come Home

"Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations." Psalm 90:1 "The God of old is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms." Deuteronomy 33:27 From pages so old, Moses is whispering to us that God is our home. I know. Home wasn't always a good place for me either. It wasn't… Continue reading Come Home

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we’re made for this

The story is this: disciples were sent ahead of Jesus, in a boat. Around 3 a.m. they see someone walking on the sea toward them, and think their eyes must be tricking them. Then the Someone speaks that He is Jesus, don't be afraid. {When the storm is building, listen closely.  "Have courage. It is… Continue reading we’re made for this

Devotions, Summer

don’t be lazy

"Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope, so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance." Hebrews 6:11-12 We go to church every week, spend our quiet time with Jesus almost every day,… Continue reading don’t be lazy

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faith has to move

It came to me as I stood on the chair, almost cutting off my head in the ceiling fan blades. Maybe not cutting off really, but the thwack of even a dull fan blade would have hurt. Anyway, that's when it hit me. Right up there on the chair, in my little prayer room, as… Continue reading faith has to move