Posts Tagged ‘follow’

Finding Your Way

“Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?’ Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:5-6) Years ago in the mountains of Colorado, I went on an elk hunt…

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Follow On!

“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” (Ephesians 5:1) Years ago, in the early days of our marriage, my wife and I were having a disagreement in front…

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Sent

“There was a man sent from God whose name was John.”(John 1:6) When you read the Bible, it is so easy to just read it like a history book of religious happenings in Jewish history. It does speak of history but it is more than just history. Gleaning principles and applying the Word of God…

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Are You Fully Trusting God?

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received…There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all…

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But What About “What’s His Name?”

“Jesus answered, ‘If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” (John 21:22) In one of the post resurrection appearances of Jesus, we find Him alone on the shore where He had first called His fishermen. The miraculous catch of Galilean fish is met with…

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Believing God’s Word

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and the attitudes of the heart.” – Hebrews 4:12 (NIV) Something I hear all the time is that people want to know the will of God.…

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Living Like a Sheep

“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.” (Psalm 23:1) What’s the life of a sheep like? In my first pastorate in Eden, Texas, one of the ranchers told me, “Sheep are born into the world looking for a place to die.” That statement has stuck to me like glue over the years and has…

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Man on the Run

“But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord.” (Jonah 1:3) Have you ever tried to run away from God’s call on your…

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