Tag Archives: salvation

When it doesn’t stop

Some days life seems like a straight, flat open road, one just asking for windows down, radio up, and letting the simple things take over. Other days, whew, other days are like trying to drive on square wheels. Every bump, … Continue reading

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Loans and insurance

When I went to college, I had to take out student loans to cover the tuition. The amount I had to pay back was not very much, but I still had to make payments each month, interest accrued daily, and … Continue reading

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passwords

Everyday I enter passwords into security systems on my technology to access my work programs or even just an app on my phone. Some of my passwords are simple numeric codes, others are a combination of twelve characters with letters, … Continue reading

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all we need

Tonight many people will gather at their houses of worship to remember the Last Supper shared by Jesus and His disciples just hours before He was betrayed. Hymns and choruses will be sung, prayers will be spoken, and a sense … Continue reading

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if, then

It has been easy to forget this is Passion Week and we are less than 48 hours from Good Friday. I found myself re-reading John 15, some of the last teaching Jesus would give the disciples before going to the Cross. He … Continue reading

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In Christ alone

Sunday has come brothers and sisters, Sunday has come! Hallelujah, Sunday has come. I want to shout it from the mountains, my Jesus has been raised from the dead. Where there was once sorrow, death, and darkness– now there is … Continue reading

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rest and delivery

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation,     in quietness and trust is your strength,     but you would have none of it.  You said, ‘No, we will flee on … Continue reading

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what do you want?

Pulled like taffy, stretched to be thinner, taller, smarter, prettier, more athletic, funnier, quieter, louder, more to the left or the right.  We are exhausted. I am exhausted.  I long to be what/who is desired and needed by those around … Continue reading

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