Monthly Archives: September 2017

The School of Suffering

Saturday, September 30          A similar truth surfaced in the September issue of Guideposts.  Kate Merrick submitted this little gem.  “I have learned not to fear suffering, because it’s not my enemy but my teacher.”  Like all … Continue reading

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The Next Crisis

Friday, September 29                  When things are going smoothly, I’m happy.  But sometimes I’m a bit uneasy because I know that sooner or later there will be another problem to deal with.  I … Continue reading

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Eternity Present

Thursday, September 28           My eternal life has already started. No, I’m not dead. We tend to think of the gift of eternal life in terms of heaven.  But the Bible says that eternal life begins … Continue reading

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Trusting the Holy Spirit

Tuesday, September 26              Paul’s dealing with Philemon concerning Onesimus reveals a lot about Paul.  He loved all those that were involved and did not use his Apostleship to coerce people into what he knew … Continue reading

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Appropriating God’s Love

Monday, September 25              If we love others the way God loves us, the whole world would take notice.  Unfortunately, we can’t do that.  On two counts.  One, we’re not God; we’re not sinless as … Continue reading

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Holy Ministers

Saturday, September 23            Now, the second bit of advice from Robert Murray M’Cheyne.  “A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.”  By “awful,” of course, he means “full of awe, not … Continue reading

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  The Importance of Talents

Friday, September 22         “It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus.  A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.”  Cited by Warren Wiersbe’s book “On Being … Continue reading

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