Tag Archives: faith

PEACE not PANIC

  I posted this three years ago.  I believe it bears repeating.   The very fact that God revealed himself as Jehovah-shalom (the God of Peace) indicates that his plan is to be with one in trouble instead of insulating … Continue reading

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OFTEN IT IS TRY AND TRY AGAIN

Faye at https://thechickengrandma.wordpress.com/2018/07/10/faith-and-farmers/ wrote about the faith of her husband as he tills the soil, sometimes over and over again.  It made me remember the blog I posted in April, 2015.  Many of you were not with me then so I’ve decided … Continue reading

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GET IN THE WHEELBARROW

There is a story told of Charles Blondin, a tightrope walker who walked over Niagara Falls in the mid 1800’s. He proved his expertise in many ways – in a sack, on stilts, on a bicycle, and in the dark. … 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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HOPE SPURNS DECEIT

  Hope endures hardship, refuses magic’s deceit, closely clings to faith. ***************** Prompt by Ronovan, “magic, hope” https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/01/08/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-183-magichope/

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ASKING GOD WHY

Another person (Moses)who had an intimate relationship with God was Jeremiah. An example of Jeremiah’s trust was recorded in Jeremiah, Chapter 32. He was in prison, a cousin offered to sell him land, and God said to buy it, he … Continue reading

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GOD’S FAITHFUL CARE, GOD’S TRUTH

Okay, folks, what do you think?  I have two NIV Bibles; one has last copyright date 1984, the other is 2011. I am surprised they are not alike. Why would two NIV not be identical? My issue this morning is … Continue reading

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ALTERNATE PLANS

We go to the Lord with our petitions.  We ask him to get us out of some kind of situation.  If he would just answer the way we want, it would save us money, or time, or pain; yes, if … Continue reading

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PASSIONATE FLAMES

FIREBUG!  That as the name of a play that my class performed in high school about 1949.  My class was small, just over twenty students.  Apparently they tried to give a role to everybody since I was assigned the role … Continue reading

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AMERICA IN CRISIS

I have been touched today by a scripture I read this morning.  Jeremiah 48:36, God speaking, “So my heart sounds for Moab like flutes, and My heart sounds for the men of Qir Heres like flutes.  Therefore the wealth they … Continue reading

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