Monthly Archives: August 2015

Enough Revelation

Monday, Aug. 31 God’s “revelation of Himself was tailored to our imperfect minds.”—Dan Schaeffer, in his book “A Better Country, p. 125. He goes on to say that the problem is not that God doesn’t have more to reveal, but … Continue reading

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My Alter Ego

Sunday, Aug. 30 Dan Schaeffer, in his book “A Better Country,” beautifully mirrors my experience. The picture is not beautiful; the description is. Page 118: “There is so much in me today that resists the person that God wants to … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks

Saturday, Aug. 29 “Opportunity may knock once, but temptation is always banging on your door.” –author unknown. The idea that opportunity knocks is very misleading. Some salesmen use this “come on” to con us into investing money in schemes that … Continue reading

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Undiscovered Gifts

Friday, Aug. 28 “God didn’t create anything without a purpose, but mosquitoes and sand gnats come close.” And then there are ticks and scorpions. You might add spiders, snakes, lions and tigers, sharks, bats . . . I firmly believe … Continue reading

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Mustard Seed

Thursday, Aug. 27 Mt. 17:20. “Because you have so little faith, I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move.’” … Continue reading

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O Me of Little Faith

Wednesday, Aug. 26 Belief is such an integral part of the redemption process. It’s vital and yet hard to pin down and hard to practice. It’s like sanctification itself, a growing thing that will never reach perfection this side of … Continue reading

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Elusive Faith

Tuesday, Aug. 25 Belief is a chimera, a wil-o,-the-wisp, an elusive thing. It’s also called faith, which gives it more of a spiritual tone. Whichever word you use, it’s still hard to grasp. Oh, I understand what it is; I … Continue reading

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