This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

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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The Guilty go Free!

April 21, 2019

At Passover God’s judgement passed over every door that was covered by the blood of the sacrificial lamb. The Apostle Paul told us in 1 Corinthians 5:7 that Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed and in a similar way, every individual who has prayed for the blood of Jesus to cover them…

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Wounds of a Friend

April 7, 2019

After what has turned out to be a very difficult week, I am left thinking about how the deepest wounds so often come by the hand of a friend. There have been several instances in…

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