Tag Archives: Backsliding

Finding God

The promise of finding God is made from the place where we have gone astray. It is in a place of wandering that we hear the voice and promise of God. It comes when we need it most. The promise … Continue reading

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Willing

Lord, I am willing. Today I am committed to Jesus becoming greater and I will become less. God desires to protect us, care for us, guard us, and build us as his people. Yet we have to be willing. Are … Continue reading

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No Turning Back

At our best and most reflective times, we desire to follow God with earnest. In the pressure cooker of life, though, we fall victim to our weakness. We need perseverance to stay fixed on Jesus – strength in the Lord … Continue reading

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Lamentation Wake Up Call

Like that gold, Israel was worth their weight in gold to the Lord, yet they found themselves back on the potter’s wheel.  Can you imagine?  And what’s to say that isn’t what is coming for you and me if we … Continue reading

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Commitment Issues

After 25 years, I have learned that I have commitment issues.  Isaiah 53:6 speaks of each of us being like sheep who go astray.  We turn toward our ways and away from God.  It’s hard for us to stay committed.  … Continue reading

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Sharing in Sin

Paul warns Timothy to not share in the sins of others.  And how do you not share in the sins of others?  By keeping yourself pure.  Psalm 1 says we are blessed if we do not walk in step with … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Heart

Watched ‘The Blind Side” the other week.  It is a moving story of a woman who helps a young student, who turns into a star football player.  His strength is his protective instincts for the people he cares about.  That … Continue reading

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