Tag Archives: James

this hour

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil … Continue reading

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listening to the Spirit

“Never, ever, ever, ever blow off a prompting from the Holy Spirit.” ~~Bill Hybels God has shown Himself to be the kind of God Who does not stomp, pout, bellow, or shake us as His followers.  He is a jealous … Continue reading

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So much

This morning I woke up in a warm bed.  My children were able to have a warm breakfast, put on clean clothes, get ready for school, wear shoes without holes, and drive to school in our second vehicle without worry … Continue reading

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lazy faith

Faith is a full-contact sport. It requires full engagement, from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head, a person must be committed to their belief that God is who He says He is and can do what He says He … Continue reading

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street corners

The weather here has been unseasonably warm the last week or so.  I have even worn sandals to work and left my coat at home.  The warm weather has also brought the homeless out once again.  I pass them on … Continue reading

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come

Have you ever noticed that there will always be someone around you who is in pain?  Sometimes the pain is inflicted by words, sometimes by actions, sometimes it’s self-inflicted.  We are all living in a fallen, broken, aching world and … Continue reading

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consider this…

One of the craziest verses I have ever read in the Bible is James 1:2-3,  Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces … Continue reading

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Faith and works

Today my sons and I did some errands.  As we drove down the road we passed a man walking, wearing only a heavy sweatshirt for a coat. Living in the Midwest means cold, frigid temperatures in the winter.  A few … Continue reading

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masters

We have two dogs; a brittany and a labrador.  Living on a 160 acre farm allows them all sorts of room to explore, smell, run, and play.  Unfortunately, it also allows a lot of wildlife to do the same.  In … Continue reading

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Growing and Changing

I have been challenged a lot lately by the prickly people, but as part of a promise to myself I didn’t want to use this blog as a complaint blog either. So, as a friend and I say to each … Continue reading

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