14 Jul 2018

Praise Before the Battle Begins0

In 2 Chronicles 20, the Israelites are facing a big battle against their enemies and things look grim. Jehoshaphat cries out to the Lord, “O Lord, God of our fathers, are you not God in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. In your hand are power and might, so that none [...]

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23 Jun 2018

Obey and Rest0

I’ve spent almost all of June in my bed. It feels like a waste of time to be sick. It’s such a bummer to lose valuable summer hours. I make plans. I cancel them. I have found myself mourning all of this. 
The reality is, however, that nothing is wasted. I do understand this about my sovereign Lord. [...]

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17 May 2018

Ringing Cries0

When I told Patrick I was expecting our first child, he smiled and paused to think. Then he simply said, “I’m trying to imagine the noises a baby will be making in this house . . .” It was such a sweet thought and such a foreign concept to us at the time.
One of [...]

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14 Apr 2018

Jesus, Take the Wheel0

Yesterday, I drove all over the north side of Indianapolis. In my final few miles of driving I found myself on a straight country road where traffic was heavy. About one hundred yards before a four-way stop sign, my steering wheel completely locked up. I could not turn to the right or to the left. [...]

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6 Mar 2018

Forgiveness0

Forgiveness is something believers in Christ Jesus are supposed to understand and apply throughout our lives. We see the perfect model of forgiveness in our Savior as He asked the Father to forgive His tormentors. When we are sinned against we need look no further than His example for guidance. However, as we search our [...]

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