Tag Archives: God’s purpose

HABAKKUK, ME, AND GOD

Taking a look at Habakkuk. Now I see why I love it. He and I share the same questions about this world we live in. And when we have a talk with the Lord, we still have questions, and we … Continue reading

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SUNDAY LEFTOVERS: WHEN IN A FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE

When the king and all his forces are united against you and you are in a fight for your life, these are good left-overs from my online visit to Ken Isom’s Sunday School class. Ken relates a personal story of … Continue reading

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GOOGLE AND ME?

Dear Blogging Friends, rejoice a bit with me.  I have made it quite plain that I believed the Lord directed me to begin blogging as a way to tell what he had done for me in the many years he … Continue reading

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THEISM, GOD MAINTAINS

  In the beginning God created — and said it is good. ************** I have an acre of land.  It has a house, a shed, a shop, cars, gardens, flower beds, driveway, grass, trees, mailbox, and other such plants and … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER?#10, Spread the Gospel

STAR WITNESSES In the 9th Chapter of John, Jesus, talking about the man who had been blind for 39 years said it had been to bring glory to God.  Many interpret the healing of the man to be the act … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? #9, Character Building

By time surely goes by!  It was on Sept. 24 that I wrote the #8 post on suffering.  I didn’t intend to let so much time pass before coming back to that subject. The next topic I wanted to discuss … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? – #8 Punishment

I am not prepared to make judgments about who, how, why God punishes in the present day.  But I think I have some sound opinions and advice about such a matter. So let me tell you some personal stories. We … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? – #7 Chastens/Punishes

According to Hebrews 12:6 “because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”   Punishment (chastisement) occurs as a disciplining measure resulting from misbehavior.  A father punishes his son for disobedience or rebellion.  … Continue reading

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