Category Archives: relationship with God, God speaks

KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Man can know no more about God than what God reveals to him. But man can know much less about God than God has revealed. Hosea records God’s disapproval of those who do not know him, “Hear the word of … Continue reading

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IS THERE PURPOSE TO THIS?

I am progressing well.  Home health nurse and physical therapist have been by and the occupational therapist is on her way.  Good care and follow up planned for me.  Thankful for these good services.  Will see the surgeon on Wednesday.  … Continue reading

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WHAT GOD VALUES

Is it beginning to be old hat  My constant harping. – that You can be a friend of God. Don’t you think that it is odd  People turn down such an offer Choosing rather to be a scoffer!  The Bible … Continue reading

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AM I THERE WHEN HE NEEDS ME?

John referred to himself five times as the disciple Jesus loved. But didn’t Jesus love all twelve of the disciples? Oh, yes, even the one who would betray Him. So what must John have had in mind when five times … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU’RE NOT THINKING?

KJ Psalm 42:8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. ************* The “inner-tape” plays in my head – “Jesus Will Be What Makes It … Continue reading

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MY COAT STORY REVISITED

(Follow-up from yesterday, ‘Tween God and Me – Coat) “Oh, God will give back to you a much better coat,” said a friend steeped in the faith of a seed-planting “it will return to you 30, 60, or 100 percent” … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME – Coat

“Ooh, she looks cold,” I thought as I drove past the girl sitting on the bus bench at La Quinta Motel.  “Yes,” I heard in my head, “Go back and give her your coat.”  I kept driving.  The words stuck.  … Continue reading

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HOW SIN AFFECTS ME

Consider William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” The third verse surely is not something we can get excited about. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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AN AMAZING OFFER

It is common to hear that God has no favorites, that He is not a respecter of persons. That is true; however, He does have intimates! The good news is that anyone, anywhere, anytime can be intimate with Jehovah, the … Continue reading

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THE “HOLY WILD”

In late summer of 2011, I read a book that changed my life. “Your God is Too Safe” by Mark Buchanan. The theme is basically that most church members stick to their comfort zones (border land) rather than taking risks … Continue reading

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