Questions about Running the Race

In 2016, my devotional titled “Running the Race,” published in The Upper Room, prompted an interesting discussion. I am reprinting it here. A reader asked many questions to clarify what I believed. I answered: Thank you, Elias, for commenting on my … Continued

Topical Bible Reading for September

For our September topical Bible-Reading, I decided to focus on the Prayers from the Bible. As with the others, you have permission to print this out and use for your daily Bible Reading.  . 1. Philippians 1:2–6. Apostle Paul prays … Continued

God’s Plan of Salvation

Today we are finishing our study in the book of Acts. By the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ Disciples, Paul the Apostle, and other believers spread the message of the Gospel to as much of the world as they … Continued

Why is it so important to trust God?

I believe all the problems in the world stem from lack of trust in God. Do you think that’s too bold a statement? Think of it. Before sin, the Garden of Eden was beautiful—a perfect place to live. Adam and … Continued

Praise From a Grateful Heart

Now I Will Soar Father, Heavenly Father! I lift my heart to you in praise this glorious day. Father, I call you my Father, for you’ve adopted me into your holy family. Now I will soar on the wings of … Continued

Relax in Relationship

I’ve been mulling over in my mind lately this question: How does our heavenly Father want us to relate to him? The question came up when I found myself praying “Guide me, Lord, help me know what you want me … Continued

Insights from Isaiah/A Heartbroken God, Segment #3 of Rescued by Mercy series

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After being “Rescued by Mercy,” I’ve wanted to help others know that God longs to restore us to fellowship with himself, to spiritual and emotional health. Last month, I began posting articles about God’s mercy (see March14 & March 21 in archives). In this … Continued

My Passion

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To be a good blogger, I’ve been told, you must discover your passion. My intense desire, my passion, is to stay in tune with the Holy Trinity. This is my prayer: Dear Jesus, thank you for being my Savior, for obediently … Continued

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