This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

Let us cross over

September 8, 2019

There have been several times in my life when I’ve stepped out in obedience to the Lord, acting on something I believed He has said to me, only to have things occur that I really…

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Not by works

August 25, 2019

Growing up I was taught that you must work hard for everything you get in life; and while that is often true, I have come to realize that it is not always so. The Bible…

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All things for Good

August 11, 2019

Some of the doors God opens are surprising to me. I regularly visit the men in a maximum-security prison a few hours away from my home, where I am able to share from God’s Word…

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What gift will you bring?

July 28, 2019

I only began to follow Christ in my 20’s. Up until then, I’d lived a life that was very far from the Lord and I’d done things I was not proud of, but after giving…

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The journey of grief

July 14, 2019

My husband and I used to swim every day in the summer and I remember how on the first day the water was warm enough, he would triumphantly proclaim: “First swim of the season!” as…

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Tears in a Bottle

June 30, 2019

I was reading an article the other day in which the writer gave a list of parental phrases  and then asked how many of them you recognized from the mouths of your own mother or…

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The Peace only He can give!

June 16, 2019

There are times in life when we find ourselves up against things we would far rather not face; and when that happens we may struggle to understand God’s purposes. God has really spoken to me…

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Important Nobodies

June 2, 2019

There’s a particular story in Exodus 17 that illustrates something I am reminded of every day: we cannot do what we do for the Lord alone. We need others. Let me set the scene. Israel had crossed the Red Sea and was passing…

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Praying Friends

May 19, 2019

I was born in a very small, remote mining town in the middle of the African wilderness. Recently I tried looking for my childhood home on an internet map and even I struggled to find it! When I was growing up our house had…

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From Legalism to Life

May 5, 2019

The New Testament tells us of a man named Saul. He was a deeply religious man who tried to obey all of God’s commands as well as the traditions of the religious leaders; but he was so focused on religious purity that he had somehow lost sight of God. The followers of Jesus at that time…

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