Tag Archives: Jesus

A Gift from God

When we think of gifts from God, we tend to think in terms of money or houses or cars or other such “things.” Sometimes we get beyond these things and think about the gift of health. Today, I want to … Continue reading

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Thanking God for Atrial Fibrillation

For years now I’ve been preaching that we should thank God for flat tires. We all find it easy to thank Him for what we consider blessings, but we should thank Him for ALL things—whether we see and understand them … Continue reading

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Are We Under the Law?

In my Sunday School class the other day, the question arose, under the New Covenant, are we still governed by the law? A lively discussion ensued. Someone quoted Jesus, who said in Matthew 5:17: Think not that I came to … Continue reading

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God’s Protection

It happened again Sunday. I’ve written before about the fact we should thank God in all circumstances—not only those where we can clearly see His blessing, but also those where it seems something bad is happening. Sharon and I went … Continue reading

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God’s Protective Hand

Sunday morning, I got to see God’s hand at work. An answer to prayer appeared right before my eyes. My wife Sharon left the house at 5:30 to take her best girlfriend to the airport. I was a bit concerned, … Continue reading

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The Faith of a Little Child

The following piece is one of the stories in my book Heaven Sent. It’s such a powerful demonstration of faith, I thought I would reprint it here. Sitting in church one morning some years ago, I saw something so ordinary … Continue reading

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Joy

My schedule is a bit messed up this week due to commitments away from home and my computer. Since I don’t have time to write much of a post, I’m going to share a plaque I keep on my office … Continue reading

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A Capsule Version of the Gospel

I recently received this in an email, and I thought it was so aptly put I would share it with you: There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Divine Healing

All of my life, and I suspect for some centuries before, a debate has raged within the Christian community as to whether or not God still heals people. A large portion of the body of Christ argues that healing, deliverance, … Continue reading

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Freedom of Religion

With all the controversy about the bill passed in Indiana defending the freedom of religion, I posted the following picture on Facebook the other day: I posted it for the benefit of my Christian friends. I couldn’t imagine that it … Continue reading

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