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Never dismiss the power and efficacy of prayer. The Scriptures are filled with examples of God working out His will and answering prayers most wonderfully when the one praying is available to be used as part of the answer. Continue reading
Those who close their eyes to the truth will ultimately see that God is real, to their eternal chagrin. Continue reading
Believers cannot remain standing by wringing our hands. We are front-line soldiers and these are evil days. We’ve been provided with all the weapons and supplies we need, but we must pick them up, put them on, and use them. Continue reading
Can our culture ever bounce back?
I have a friend who, through no fault of her own, seems to run into more than her fair share of bad luck. Amazingly, no matter what blows she experiences, she always bounces back, somehow. Thinking of how she “bounces … Continue reading
Posted in Christianity, faith walk, Inspiration, Spirituality Tagged culture wars, recovery, resiliency, Romans 8:28 2 Comments
There have been many stories, movies, and historical reports of both sanctioned and spontaneous Christmas truces over the years. These stories often give us a warm feeling to learn how soldiers involved in bloody conflict set down their arms for … Continue reading
The lost art of humility
I frequently hear the lament that, in the age of cell phones and social media, conversation is becoming a lost art. It’s common to see a group of people sitting together, eyes glued to their phones and thumbs twitching, as … Continue reading
Posted in Christianity, faith walk Tagged culture wars, humility, Micah 6:8 3 Comments
When to resist
If you spend any time on social media, you can’t avoid the hashtag #RESIST, the slogan of the people who are unwilling to accept the results of our country’s election and the peaceful transfer of power. Those in this movement … Continue reading
Posted in Christianity, faith walk, Personal Musings Tagged #resist, Bible, Christian responsibilities politics, culture wars 2 Comments
Is Santa Claus dead?
If you keep up with the national news, you are aware of the war being waged by the Freedom From Religion brigade against all things Christian. In recent years this has included anything to do with the winter holiday, if this … Continue reading
Posted in Christianity, Inspiration, Personal Musings, Spirituality Tagged christmas, culture wars, Santa Claus 1 Comment
We need a Jonah
Nearly everyone has heard of Jonah and the Whale (literally “big fish”), but many poeple don’t realise Jonah was a real life Old Testament prophet whose close encounter of the fishy kind was due to him going overboard while trying … Continue reading
Posted in Christianity, Devotions for Women, faith walk, Personal Musings, Spirituality Tagged culture wars, Jonah and the Whale, religion, repentance 2 Comments
What have I done to deserve this?
With our culture in chaos and our foundational truths under attack, it is common to hear Christians speaking of God lifting His hand from our land in response to our sinfulness. There is certainly Biblical support for this idea, but many believers, … Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration, Personal Musings, Spirituality Tagged answered pray, Bible, Christianity, culture wars, God's will, times of trouble 3 Comments