Monthly archive for January 2011

Clinging to the rock

I disappoint myself at how easily I will be swayed here and there by situations that I face. Though i know the truth, and it is not matters of truth that sway me, it is the situations that make me feel like I am drowning, the situationsRead more

Fighting fires

Have You ever felt like you are constantly fighting fires? As soon as you finish one there is another demanding your attention, and if you pause to look around you can see that there are many fires to be fought. Fighting fires leads to anxiety and a

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How lovely is your dwelling place

Can you say with the. Psalmist, how lovely is your dwelling place, oh lord almighty.This is a place he wants us to go, this is a place he wants us to find, to experience, to look for the paths that will take us there, to listen to

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The chosen prognosis

Chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father. The Saints that Peter is addressing have been scattered into various regions and he goes onto say that they are chose according to the foreknowledge of God the Father. Now to be chosen is to be picked out,

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Aliens have landed

As Peter introduces his letter, he addresses it to those who reside as aliens. In some translations it says strangers. An alien is a foreigner: a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country. And so we owe no

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Take away the stone

Take away the stone…so they took away the stone How sensitive are you to bad smells? I personally am not over keen but travel to Africa has certainly enlarged by idea of how bad smells can get. But no smell i have come across is close to

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Father I thank you that you have heard me

Father I thank you that you have heard me. How many times do we pray and we do not even consider whether God has heard us, and actually come away in doubt ore than faith that he has heard us. Why does it seem so difficult to

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