Prayer Journey — Weeping

Jesus wept. He felt grief, loss. He felt sorrow as others grieved. This morning I think of a young couple suffering the pain of losing a baby. I pray for them and so many others who at this moment are grieving the loss of a loved one. The pain is deep, sometimes unconsolable. I pray […]

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Prayer Journey — Life

You gave it all dear Lord. You came to this earth to save us. You became flesh so that we would know you; know God’s grace; know life in the Spirit of God. You gave it all so that I could know life, true life in you; so that I would know light and not […]

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Finding the Right Words

I have had many conversations over the years with people who want to debate the validity of the Bible. In the course of hearing them argue about flaws in scripture, it becomes evident they have no desire to understand the Word of God and what it offers. They do not have a heart that wants […]

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#WednesdayWalk —Sober Truth

I felt fortunate to finally hear this man speak. So many talked about Paul and his devotion to a dead man named Jesus. I stood with the others in the auditorium as Paul was brought in. He looked nothing like the radical I envisioned. The room fell silent as Festus explained to King Agrippa that […]

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Overwhelming Need

You can see them — they’re there. People confused and lost, trying to find their way in a world full of false gods; a world full of false promises. They are sheep without a shepherd to protect them and guide them. This is what Jesus saw in his day. Matthew 9:36 tells us: “Seeing the […]

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Prayer Journey — Glimmer of Hope

The storm clouds circle above. Darkness blocks the sun. I scan the horizon, but only grayness prevails. I feel the turbulent wind engulf me; menacing, threatening to break the calm. A feeling of dread overwhelms me. Then I see a small break in the clouds. Suddenly a sliver of light pierces the encroaching darkness. Hope […]

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