Tag Archives: Bible

Ten Ways Small Groups Can Save You

Originally posted on Colleen Scheid:
Churches are always trying to get people to join groups of eight to twelve people who meet regularly. They call them ‘small groups’ or ‘growth groups’ or ‘house groups’. One church called them ‘lambs groups’,…

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When God Does (and Doesn’t) Provide

Thought for the Week This Thought for the Week consists of a video recorded yesterday morning at a local church. As part of a series on our Creator’s provision, and as a follow-up to the previous week’s message, “When God … Continue reading

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Unarmed Hungers 

Originally posted on Wrestling Word:
This is the place?where unnamed hungers?are fed, the place?of clear water,?refreshment.? A fellow blogger, Deep calls to deep, recently posted a poem, a redux of, or leading back to, the 23rd Psalm (full poem below).…

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Living in an Abnormal World

We think of life on earth as normal. But it’s not. We get a very different perspective from Jesus. Like Klaatu–the alien ambassador in the classic sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still, who has come to warn humans about their … Continue reading

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Worlds Without End

There are many reasons to love this verse. But one in particular excites me: Because the original Greek phrase “eon of the eons” means endless time, it’s usually translated “forever and ever.” But since eon also means “world,” the phrase … Continue reading

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A Renewed Spirit

Some years ago, my prayer life and in many ways my life-life, had grown stale. I wasn’t a seeker; I knew the truth, but I wasn’t resting in it, rejoicing in it, growing in it. So I began memorizing, meditating … Continue reading

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Infinite Vision

At the start of the year, I scribbled down My 2020 Vision. And then the world changed. So I looked up the meaning of “20/20 vision.” Here’s what I learned: 20/20 isn’t perfect, it’s simply normal. The first 20 represents … Continue reading

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Observe the Truth

I once studied Shakespeare with the renowned British actor Brewster Mason. Each time I would act out the Bard’s words, Brewster would interrupt me and say, “No, no, no, observe the meter, observe the meter!” It wasn’t until years later … Continue reading

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Storing the Truth in Our Hearts

Connecting With God In my last Connecting With God post, I talked about memorizing Scripture. That should have been easy for me, since I’d been acting ever since the 6th Grade Talent Show.  Nope. Memorization was the thorn in my … Continue reading

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Everything I Need to Know I Could Have Learned in Sunday School (But Didn’t)

Connecting With God I’d learned about prayer, and if I’d gone to Sunday School I might have learned about memorizing Scripture. But I hadn’t. So I came to appreciate the Bible in a herky-jerky way. It began (pre-conversion) when a certain … Continue reading

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