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Sully’s Birthday and Trusting God, Part One

Our grandson Sully’s tenth birthday was this past Monday. The ninth birthday we celebrated and remembered his life without his physical presence. So much love for Sully, his parents, and his siblings was poured out this year. Many donated toys … Continue reading

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BROKEN PRAISE (Job)

Powerfully the following song and music video portrays the struggle of Job to hold on to his faith in God in the midst of horrific loss and suffering. It speaks to me. In the story of Job, in his story … Continue reading

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“You give and take away.”

We were worshiping God. Christians were singing. Some were clapping hands with the rhythm. I do not remember being struck by the words before, yet this morning the words of the song struck my heart. “You give and take away. … Continue reading

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Psalm 89–Only The Memory!

“I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.” God is trustworthy. He is able and will faithfully keep his word. The psalmist especially praises God’s love and … Continue reading

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Immanuel–God with Us (Part 4)

“‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’—which means, ‘God with us’” (Matthew 1:23). The biblical texts are abundant testifying to God’s initiative and to the willingness of Christ. … Continue reading

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Immanuel–God with Us (Part 3)

The Creator coming in the flesh in itself is outrageous, incomprehensible. The purpose of His coming is all the more outrageous and incomprehensible. “He humbled himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross!” (Philippians 2:6-8). The Son of … Continue reading

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Immanuel–God with Us (Part 2)

At the core of Christian faith is an outrageous claim. God, in the person of his Son, came to dwell on the earth as a human being. The Creator of all things, the one whom “the heavens, even the highest … Continue reading

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