Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 13: hands of God

It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. (Hebrews 10:31) That’s a sentence that has my attention. What could be so dreadful about the hands of God? Then I remembered some of my parenting … Continue reading

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July 13: waiting

This word – waiting – has appeared in the scripture reading the past few days. The word brought to mind a memory from my childhood when I was told to wait until my dad got home. That instruction almost always … Continue reading

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July 8: hope

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner Jesus has entered on our behalf. Hebrews 6:19 Christian hope is not an optimism that things … Continue reading

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July 7: Rest

To not work, but to find rest. The idea of Sabbath was introduced in the first chapter of Genesis. On the seventh day, God rested. If God could work for six days and rest on the seventh, then surely we … Continue reading

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July 6: Today

What is it that gets done today, because it can’t wait until tomorrow? Those tasks where there is a deadline of today. A sale price that expires today. Those things that could be delayed but are tasks we like to … Continue reading

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July 4: when all else doesn’t work

What do you do when you have done everything else and it has not brought about the desired effect? Let’s say it is a child. You have talked and talked and scolded and taught and provided examples. And still no … Continue reading

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