Monthly Archives: October 2017

Relaxing your grip..

November 1, 2017 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to … Continue reading

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Walking in the rain …

October 31, 2017 “Show me the right path, O Lord; point out the road for me to follow. Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my … Continue reading

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The Scandal scar…

October 27, 2017 “Jonah was furious. He lost his temper. He yelled at God, “God! I knew it—when I was back home, I knew this was going to happen! That’s why I ran off to Tarshish! I knew you were … Continue reading

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Simply too good to be true…?

October 26, 2017 “So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe – people and things, animals and … Continue reading

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Travel scars…

God can be a great frustrater of plans but is always a merciful implementer of grace. Continue reading

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When sight leaves scars…

Jesus knows where and when to to find the discouraged .. dismissed .. and discarded… Continue reading

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The scars of getting caught …

October 23, 2017 “Teacher, this woman was caught red-handed in the act of adultery. Moses, in the Law, gives orders to stone such persons. What do you say?” John 8:4-5 The Message There was nowhere to run. She never thought … Continue reading

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The Real St. Nick

October 20, 2017 “Late one night he visited Jesus and said, “Rabbi, we all know you’re a teacher straight from God. No one could do all the God-pointing, God-revealing acts you do if God weren’t in on it.” John 3:2 … Continue reading

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Tears .. Kisses .. and Dirty Feet

October 19, 2017 “Just then a woman of the village, the town harlot, having learned that Jesus was a guest in the home of the Pharisee, came with a bottle of very expensive perfume and stood at his feet, weeping, … Continue reading

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The ScarFinder’s reach …

“A leper came to him, begging on his knees, “If you are want to, you can cleanse me.” Deeply moved, Jesus put out his hand, touched him, and said, “I want to. Be clean.” Mark 1:40-41 The Message He asked … Continue reading

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