Posts Tagged ‘faith’

Faith and Understanding

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” – Isaiah 55:8-9 We live in a culture where knowledge and intelligence are highly valued and sought…

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Faith and Action

“Also our enemies said, ‘Before they know it or see us, we will be right there among them and will kill them and put an end to the work.” (Nehemiah 4:11) When Nehemiah led a group of Jews back to Jerusalem to rebuild the famous wall, he faced opposition immediately.  Sanballat and Tobiah ridiculed the…

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Made to Lie Down

“He makes me lie down in green pastures…” (Psalm 23:2) Have you ever been made to “lie down?” I mean really…Have you ever had a situation where it appeared you were led to stop what you were doing and were forced to stay in one place? Not just any place, mind you, but a perfect…

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Following God’s Path

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and light for my path.” – Psalm 119:105 I love the old story of a grandfather walking with his grandson. At one point on their trek, the grandfather looked down at the little boy and asked, “Where are we?” The grandson looked up and said, “I don’t…

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Tough Times Aren’t Always Deserved

“He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.” – Matthew 5:45 So many of us grew up hearing “what goes around, comes around.” But have we ever stopped to think about whether or not that statement lines up with Scripture? Paul makes…

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