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stumbling through life blindfolded

You don’t have to stumble along in darkness. You really don’t. God, by His word, gives light: He wants to guide your steps. His teaching, enabled by His Spirit, is understandable to us even when we’re at our simplest. He means … Continue reading

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No two alike

Amazing creator. Painting a sky so that we’d notice, and wonder, and know Him. Amazing creator. So masterful, that no two are alike. Amazing creator. Even a drop of water, beautiful and life-giving, points to Him. Jesus replied, “Anyone who … Continue reading

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hear so you can walk

Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you. Psalm 143:8 _______________________________

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your earthly father, and your heavenly One

“… the thought of our Maker becoming our perfect parent — faithful in love and care, generous and thoughtful, interested in all we do, respecting our individuality, skillful in training us, wise in guidance, always available, helping us to find … Continue reading

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How to turn our knowledge about God into knowledge of God

“How can we turn our knowledge about God into knowledge of God? The rule for doing this is simple but demanding. It is that we turn each truth that we learn about God into matter for meditation before God, leading … Continue reading

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Engraved

Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea. A great High Priest whose name is Love, who ever lives and pleads for me. My name is graven on His hands. My name is written on His … Continue reading

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Why is water so shiny?

I wonder why water is so shiny. I don’t mean that I wonder at the physics behind glinting sunlight reflected on a late-afternoon river. I don’t want to understand the formula for the change in the direction of a light … Continue reading

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an everliving God

“Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.  Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.” (Ps. 90:1-2) “True believers are at home in God, and … Continue reading

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He first knew me

It was 25 years ago that I first read Knowing God. For months that year, I was part of an early-morning group of twenty-somethings who met to discuss the book’s next chapter, led by an older, wiser man who’d expound on J.I. … Continue reading

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