He Draws Rather than Demands

The Lord delights in our delight to do His Will, responding to His Love and not to fear of what might happen if we don't do what He asks! Therefore, although He has the right to demand the yielding of our lives to Him, He instead woos us into willingly,...

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Life Quips

I’ve dedicated 15 years of my adult life trying to discover “what makes us tick.” So what have I learned? God may remove a beautiful face to fix the bland “inner” face of a man or woman. A person is wholly who they are on the inside — a person...

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Blessed to Rest

Remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy. This stands as the fourth commandment that we read in Exodus 20. God declared these commandments, 10 of them, to Moses. They were etched with the finger of the Lord on tablets of stone. They were given during a 40-day period when Moses...

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Commandments Done Right

The word “commandment” is a word that sounds so forceful, so prohibitive, and so hard to us. We imagine a policeman shouting, “STOP!” when we consider it. So it may come as something of a surprise to hear John write these words in one of his letters: “For this is...

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Sifted and Sent

Peter was a marked man, marked by the devil himself. Hell viewed this fisherman as something of a soft target. Peter struggled with consistency as he walked beside the Savior of the world. Jesus met Peter, we read in John 1, because his brother Andrew, a faithful disciple of John...

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