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The Most High God

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever;     wisdom and power are his. He changes times and seasons;     he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise     and knowledge to the discerning. He reveals deep and hidden things;     he knows what lies in darkness,     and light dwells […]

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We Are Not Orphans!

In my study of Matthew 6 in preparation for a message I came to a passage I have read hundreds of times before and always missed what Jesus was saying. Then it hit me….suddenly I began to weep as I saw it. Here’s the passage and then let’s talk, So do not worry, saying, ‘What […]

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Know That I Am God

I woke in the night last night with this verse my first thought, “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10. It’s a much quoted verse, but I think we miss so much that it’s trying to say. May I rewrite it in Mike’s paraphrase? “Hush, be quiet, stop, rest, don’t move….just pause […]

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Big History

I just watched a video by David Christian called “Big History” on T.E.D. It was fascinating. He began with a video to show how impossible, improbable it is to go from chaos to order and then proceeds for 15 minutes to whimsically declare that’s exactly how the universe came to be. With no reason or […]

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On being a fool

I woke early this morning thinking about a passage of scripture that I thought I understood. As I thought about my own life and the verse I will share with you in a moment it suddenly struck me that the way I had viewed the verse was all wrong. I had missed the main point! […]

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He is able

He is able…. . What a great introduction to so much more. He is able. When we know that the God who made the universe is able to AND willing to work in our lives it changes how we view everything. The big question for our faith is this, “Is God big enough to take […]

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Psalm 46

This post is from @spreadingJOY – lover of the little things that make life big!  Marie knows that every once in a while, you need to be strengthened, encouraged and inspired.  For extra encouragement, a few smiles and lots of {HUGS} follow her on twitter. Psalm 46 One Sunday morning not long ago, I was […]