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Lent – Day 30 – Jesus Questions

“Don’t you understand?” (Matthew 15:16) We live in a hurried and worried world. Does it ever feel that way to you? Time seems in short supply. Everyone and everything feels rushed. The clock is ticking. The days are flying by. … Continue reading

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Prayer & Prayers

Last week I mentioned a sharp distinction between hope and hopes. This week, an important line might also be drawn between prayer and prayers. To quote David Steindl-Rast: Sooner or later we discover that prayers are not always prayer. That … Continue reading

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Journey with Jonah – #4

“Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish….” (Jonah 2:1) People have prayed in many strange places, but none stranger than the belly of a great fish. The mind boggles. Yet, once Jonah quit … Continue reading

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Lent – Day 2 – Reflections Through Romans

“God, whom I serve with my whole heart in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you in my prayers at all times….” (Romans 1:9) I’d like to pray more. Many of us would. … Continue reading

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The 15 Minutes After

George Müller (1805-1898), a remarkable evangelist and missionary, lived in Bristol, England. Over the course of his life, he cared for over 10,000 orphans. He also started 117 schools that served over 120,000 kids; many of them the poorest of the … Continue reading

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40 Days in Mark’s Gospel – Day 3

Mark 1:35  “In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.” The opening chapter of Mark’s Gospel rat-a-tat-tats at the reader. Short story … Continue reading

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One Last(ing) Resolution

By now some of you have already made, broken, and abandoned your New Year’s resolutions. Others of you quit making them a long time ago. “Pointless”, you concluded, after repeated failure. Others of you are hanging on—a little behind but … Continue reading

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