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Speculation or Expectation?

The disciples saw an opportunity for speculation. Jesus saw an opportunity for expectation.
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Help Me Overcome My Unbelief

Everything is possible for the one who believes. It seems simple enough. But it was a difficult lesson for the disciples of Jesus to learn. It is hard for us too. The lessons of faith are never easily learned. Continue reading

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Counting Hairs

Jesus call to his disciples is not an easy one.  Continue reading

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From Questions to Praise

Habakkuk was a prophet who asked a lot of questions. Tough questions. The big questions we would all like to ask God, even if we wouldn’t have the boldness to ask them. “How long, O Lord?” “Why don’t you answer my prayers?” “Are you ignoring me, Lord?” “Could you please explain why you are doing this Lord? It doesn’t make sense.” These are the kinds of questions Habakkuk raises to God. Continue reading

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Under His Wings (Aug 22)

It is when life becomes dangerous and hard when protection is needed.  It is then that the mother hen gathers her chicks and covers them with her wings.  So in our lives, it is in the midst of the trials that God gathers us close and protects us in the refuge of “his wings”. Continue reading

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Lessons of Faith (Mar 13)

He was a godly man; faithful and diligent in the service of the Lord. Yet even Zechariah wavered in doubt when confronted by the impossible thing God intended to do. Continue reading

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Worry or Trust? (Jan 8)

We all have needs, the most basic of which are described in this passage: “what shall we eat?” “what shall we drink?” “What shall we wear?” and “where will I live?” So, what do we do when we find ourselves in need? Continue reading

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A Heart That Trusts

If you are looking for an example of faith, real faith, it’s hard to ignore Abraham. Continue reading

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Let Him in the Boat (May 9)

When we find ourselves in difficult places, even frightening places, we need to let Jesus in the boat. In his presence we find joy and strength. When he is there, fears are turned to hope. In his strength we reach our destination despite the wind and waves. Continue reading

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Mighty Warrior (Apr 26)

Gideon sees his weakness. God calls him “Mighty Warrior.” What matters is not his inability, but God’s ability. When God calls us, he is with us. Continue reading

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