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a rescue shop within a yard of hell

“Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop, within a yard of hell.” For statements like this, C.T. Studd was called a fanatic by some. I read his words … Continue reading

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How do we wait in the dark?

My friend spent the weekend waiting and wondering. Wondering about a coming medical diagnosis and the excruciating upheaval she may be facing. Wondering whether fear and anxiety and pain are about to be her daily normal. I hurt for her, … Continue reading

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Why did God let James die?

In Acts 12, Peter’s chains fall off. God sends an angel to rescue him and works a miracle on his behalf. Peter, in the middle of a dark night, wakened by a hard jab to his side, walks free from … Continue reading

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a mountain fortress to save me

 “Lord, I seek refuge in You; let me never be disgraced. Save me by Your righteousness. Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly. Be a rock of refuge for me, a mountain fortress to save me.”  Psalm 31:1-2 Rescue, refuge, … Continue reading

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Happy on the edge of a cliff (don’t be)

Why does she wander from his care? Why does she stray from his protection? Her shepherd risks his life to secure for her lush, sheltered pasture, yet she chooses brambles on the cliff-edge. She fills her belly with beautiful weeds, … Continue reading

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