Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

Why go to Church

I was attending a committee meeting at church this week. We began by introducing ourselves. A pattern unfolded in the introductions that has stayed on my mind all week. I introduced myself as a church member who had been in … Continue reading

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Don’t neglect to Workout!

Our receptivity to God may be increased by exercise or destroyed by neglect.  A.W. Tozer God designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits … Continue reading

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I’ve Looked at Clouds that Way

There are clouds in human life, shadowing, refreshing, and sometimes draping it in blackness of night; but there is never a cloud without its bright light. “I do set my bow in the cloud!”   If we could see the … Continue reading

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Why Educate Girls?

Living in the West this seems like a ridiculous question–one that was settled long ago. However, after living in Uganda, my eyes were opened to the truth that much of the world does not see the value in educating their … Continue reading

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Magnificence Magnified

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” Luke 1:46-47 What is Mary saying? What does it mean to magnify the Lord? In a sermon, John Piper suggested that the word “magnify” can be used … Continue reading

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Occupied with Gladness

“Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work–this is a gift of God. He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because … Continue reading

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Willing to be made willing

If I could ban one phrase from our language I would ban the phrase “free will.”  This little phrase takes scriptural teaching about our moral responsibility and inability and turns it on its head so that nothing but clouds of … Continue reading

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