Monthly Archives: July 2017

Flower Gardens

“God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like a bursting flood.” (1 Chronicles 14:11; ESV) David said those words after he and the Israelites defeated the Philistines.  But, take a closer look at the sentence.  In it we … Continue reading

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In the Shadow

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The Climb

Truth is more valuable if it takes you a few years to find it. – French Proverb I’ve been to the top of Pike’s Peak in Colorado at least three different times – once when our family drove to the … Continue reading

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God of the Odds

It was a small thing, but still it was like a kiss on the cheek from above. Our family has a couple of season tickets to a popular outdoor theater this summer.  One Friday night, we all decided to go … Continue reading

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Into The Battle

I don’t remember the words that led up to it, but I sure remember the fight!  I was 12 or 13 years-old and a neighborhood kid, who was generally a friend as well, said something that chapped my hide.  In … Continue reading

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In Our Days

He was an otherwise great guy.  In fact, among the kings of Judah, he’s listed as one of the few who actually “did what was right in the eyes of the Lord” (2 Kings 18:3).  So, his response in one … Continue reading

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Everything?

“Everything is against me!” (Genesis 42:36) Who hasn’t thought it at one time or another?  In this case, the words were uttered by Jacob when his sons told him that the governor of Egypt demanded to see Benjamin.  The actual … Continue reading

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