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divine love would have put you there

  “Some plants die if they have too much sunshine. It may be that you are planted where you get but little; you are put there by the loving Husbandman, because only in that situation will you bring forth fruit … Continue reading

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passing through walls like rocks pass through water

I once heard an explanation that’s stuck with me. We were studying the passage where Jesus, in His glorified body after His resurrection, passes through the walls into the room where the disciples are hiding. Do you remember it? “That … Continue reading

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not the palace for a reason

“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And … Continue reading

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Who do we cry to when overwhelmed?

 “When I had great trouble I always went to God and was wondrously carried through; but in my little trials I used to try to manage them myself, and often most signally failed.” (Frances Havergal, 1836-1879) “When my heart is … Continue reading

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helping generations you might never see

“You may speak but a word to a child, and in that child there may be slumbering a noble heart which shall stir the Christian church in years to come.” (C.H. Spurgeon) Think of those who knew the Lord before … Continue reading

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happiness and rest…only as you look to Jesus

“Looking unto Jesus.” Hebrews 12:2 It is ever the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but Satan’s work is just the opposite of this, for he is constantly trying to make us regard ourselves instead … Continue reading

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colored leaves and His plans for your future

Autumn in my part of the world is drawing to a close. Another season passes, and oh, I’ll miss its colors. But in the missing, I relish this truth God declares to us: As leaves that flamed yellow and red … Continue reading

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lift up your eyes

I look up to the mountains — does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! He will not let you stumble;     the one who watches over you will not slumber. Indeed, he who … Continue reading

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Do gnats expect to drink in the ocean?

As well might a gnat seek drink in the ocean, as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God. A God whom we could understand would be no God. If we could grasp Him, He could not be infinite. If … Continue reading

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telling your testimony to your children

“Fathers and mothers are the most natural agents for God to use in the salvation of their children. I am sure that, in my early youth, no teaching ever had such an impression upon my mind as the instruction of … Continue reading

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I am by no means eager to enlist cowards

Does your heart ache for persecuted Christians around the world? I keep thinking of the college students shot dead in Kenya last week. It’s reported that the attackers “sorted people out,” and then shot the Christians “on the spot.” In … Continue reading

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