“We did it!”

28 September 2018

… so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.  Romans 12:5 It was a precious moment.  Our plane had just touched down on the tarmac and a little girl’s voice rang out excitedly, “We did it, Daddy.  We did it.  We landed the plane.”  All the passengers…

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Keeping the ‘New’ smell alive

14 June 2018

But thank God!…Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ everywhere, like a sweet perfume. Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God.   2 Corinthians 2:14b-15a  (NLT)  As I sat down in the driver’s seat and shut the door for the first time, it was unmistakeable.  So intoxicating.  The new car smell. …

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Carrot Faith

1 June 2018

I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit.  Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.  Ephesians 3:16-17 Winter must have arrived.  Not just because it has ticked…

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The Odd Sock Drawer

23 May 2018

“Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?  Luke 15:8 It’s one of life’s mysteries.  How two socks can go on the feet, come off the feet, but when the washing is done, one or more are…

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The Hinge

10 May 2018

I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.  John 14:12  The hinge. It’s just a little piece of metal. Unobtrusive.  Sometimes even concealed.  It doesn’t draw attention to itself. But when it doesn’t…

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Don’t Panic…Keep going…I’m right here with you

3 May 2018

For who is God besides the Lord?  And who is the Rock except our God?   It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.    Psalm 18:31-32   “Wait for me…guys wait for me.”  We were sitting on the lawn above the beach at Horseshoe Bay.  A little boy, probably four or…

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God’s Fingerprint

27 April 2018

26 April 2018   When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?  Psalm 8:3-4 “I can see God’s fingerprints all over you.”  It was a comment…

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18 April 2018

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.      Worship the Lord with gladness;     come before him with joyful songs.  Know that the Lord is God.     It is he who made us, and we are his;     we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.  Enter his gates with thanksgiving     and his courts with praise;     give thanks to him and praise his name.  For the Lord is…

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4 April 2018

And then having drawn the sting of all the powers ranged against us, he exposed them, shattered, empty and defeated, in his final glorious triumphant act!  Colossians 2:15 (J.B. Phillips) In the crosshairs: To be the object of intense observation or scrutiny, usually as a result of some wrongdoing or unpopular opinion, etc., or to…

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The Real ‘Harmony Day!’

22 March 2018

He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions,…

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