Category Archives: Love

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Book Report: Undaunted, by Josh McDowell with Cristobal Krusen

Yesterday I finished reading Josh McDowell’s autobiography.  It is another beautiful picture of God’s handiwork.  God masterfully grabbed hold of the loose and seemingly unusable threads of this man’s life that had been stained with the trauma, shame and bitterness arising from physical and sexual … Continue reading

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Father’s Love of Newborn-agains

In the place where I sit at church I regularly have babies and their parents in front of me. I chuckle at how such a little thing like a new-born commands the careful attention, many times, of two adults AND … Continue reading

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Aching Heart is in God’s Hands

“So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed. I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. Answer me quickly, O LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide … Continue reading

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“Therefore, as…

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave … Continue reading

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Worthy and Accepted

“…our acceptance and worth are not dependent on others’ acceptance of us, even if they are fellow believers! Whether they accept us or not, we are still deeply loved, completely forgiven, fully pleasing, totally accepted, and complete in Christ. He … Continue reading

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You are not my enemy

I will choose to think well of you, even though the Enemy wants me to judge you.  I will pray for you when the Enemy wants me to curse you.  I will ask God to bless you when the Enemy … Continue reading

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No Exclusions Apply

‘Some Exclusions Apply’ is a common enough disclaimer that whenever I get a really good coupon for something, I immediately go to the extremely small print at the bottom to see all the things to which the coupon cannot be applied.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Loving the Prisoner

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick … Continue reading

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in Love

Speaking the truth in love is a piece of scripture from Ephesians 4:15 that makes me cringe whenever I hear it because it makes me think how it has been misused by others.  The imagery that comes to mind is someone slashing another with a long, sleek sword with the word … Continue reading

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