Monthly Archives: August 2012

Love in a Besieged City

In Psalm 31, David was in the midst of some pretty bad days, but surrounded by trouble, he could write in :21, “Blessed be the Lord, for He has wondrously shown His steadfast love to me when I was in a besieged … Continue reading

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A POTS Analogy: My Life in Miniature

Some moments in time can serve as a picture of your life in miniature, as a kind of analogy. Today (Thursday, August 30th 2012) was one of those days. Like most other residents of Louisiana, we spent yesterday at home, … Continue reading

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The God Who Sees

Psalm 33:13 says: “He sees ALL the sons of men.”   That is a pretty inclusive statement!  There is no one who flies “under His radar”.  God sees us all.  This is true for better and for worse:

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Our Limited Plans

Psalm 33:7-8 speaks of how it is God who gathers the waters in a heap, before whom all the peoples should stand in awe. That same Psalm then immediately goes on to point out the limited nature of the plans … Continue reading

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Take Courage

In Mark 10, Blind Bartimaeus had been crying out, “Son of David, have mercy on me.” But no one thought there was a chance that Jesus would respond to him; they all told him to be quiet. But in :49 … Continue reading

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What God Tests

A race tests your speed. Weight lifting tests your strength. Achievement exams test your mind. Elections test your popularity. But none of these things is what God tests.

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Your Focus in the Storm

It seems like the eyes of everyone on the Gulf Coast are glued to the Weather Channel, with the rapid approach of a potential hurricane. It’s good to stay informed, but our constant focus should be where it is always … Continue reading

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