Category Archives: God’s Heart

How great is our God!

Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name. But who am I,… Continue reading

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Wisdom for trials and suffering

“He knows the way he takes,” even if for the moment we do not. Perhaps God is preparing us for forms of service of which at present we have no inkling. Continue reading

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He is jealous for me

Nobody would imagine a Jealous God. But we are not making up an idea of God by drawing on our imagination. Continue reading

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The Lord your God is a merciful God

Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. Continue reading

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Contentment and the presence of God

The reach of God’s presence. Continue reading

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The Almighty has terrified me

Trusting in the goodness of God’s providential hand even when I can’t see it. Continue reading

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God of the vulnerable

To the Lord your God belong the heavens, even the highest heavens, the earth and everything in it….He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. Continue reading

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Not sure what to pray?

Sometimes I need direction for my prayers and there is a great place to find it. Continue reading

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Does God control weather?

Sooner or later, someone will ask how God relates to things we call natural disaster? And how should God’s protection be understood? Continue reading

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When God feels distant

I’ve had times when I battled a sense of distance from God. Continue reading

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