Tag Archives: God’s providence

“Finding Comfort In God” (II Corinthians 7:6 sermon)

It was not my advance plan to preach two weeks in a row from this Book of II Corinthians. But last week, in the course of my regular daily Bible reading, God impressed me that the verse “we are the … Continue reading

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The Providence of Work

“The young lions roar after their prey And seek their food from God.”  (Psalm 104:21) Many of God’s people have way too narrow a view of His Providence. They consider that what God provides for them will just “fall into … Continue reading

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Trusting Providence In A Fallen World (Matt. 2:13-23 sermon)

I hope that you are among those who had a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year — but I know that not everyone did. Our lives are often very difficult, and if you’ve never noticed, problems don’t usually take … Continue reading

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God’s Providential Timing

I Samuel 23:26 sounds like a scene right out of an action movie: David is on one side of a mountain, and Saul and his army on the other, in hot pursuit! But just when things are about to come … Continue reading

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“What Is It?”

It is interesting that when the people of Israel first saw the manna God gave them in the wilderness, they asked: “Man hu?” (Hebrew) — “’What is it?’” And of course, Moses’ answer was: “‘It is the bread which the … Continue reading

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A Day’s Portion Every Day

In Exodus 16:4, God instructed the people of Israel regarding the gathering of the manna that would feed them during their wilderness journey: “The people shall go out and gather a day’s portion every day, that I may test them, … Continue reading

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Whate’er My God Ordains Is Right

The words of this old hymn are very pertinent for me right now – in a number of ways – and perhaps they may minister to you, too.  Samuel Rodigast (1649-1708), the son of a Lutheran minister in Germany, wrote this … Continue reading

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“Our Great God”

Last Sunday the Lord used a special song – and a special minister — to pick me up at just the right moment, give me assurance, and prepare me to share His word.  When I arrived at church that day … Continue reading

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