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Come to Me

  “If I will simply come to Jesus, my real life will be brought into harmony with my real desires.”  Oswald Chambers  One of the most comforting passages in Scripture is Matthew 11:28-30. “Come to Me, all you who are weary and bu
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Repentance and Rest

“To do so no more is the truest repentance.” Martin Luther I’m amazed at how songs, smells, Scripture, and even food can cause me to return to a specific memory. Recently I meditated on Isaiah 30:15: “In repentance and rest is

I’ve Got This!

“You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you.” St. Augustine of Hippo With the holidays right around the corner, our hearts may start singing, “Tis the season to be anxious, Fa-la-la-l

Stillness

“I cannot be the man I should be without times of quietness. Stillness is an essential part of growing deeper.” Charles R. Swindoll My family and I went on a short-term mission trip to Kenya, the summer of 1992. While there we learned a p

Be Still

  “I cannot be the man I should be without times of quietness. Stillness is an essential part of growing deeper.” Charles R. Swindoll The other day I told God, “I’ve missed You!” It’s not that I haven’t been
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A Never Ending Supply

“And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 The other day I was tempted to become anxious as I reviewed all I needed to do. I wondered how I would not only have the time to comp

In God We Trust

  “It is not our trust that keeps us, but the God in whom we trust who keeps us.” Oswald Chambers How do you handle fear? Do you run away or run to the pantry? Do you immerse yourself in a hobby or sweat if off through exercise? Or d

Father Knows Best

“God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with Him.” Jim Elliot One of my favorite TV shows growing up was “Father Knows Best.” The story line was centered around a father named Jim Anderson and his family. When