Tag Archives: Spirituality

Put Off Performance. Abide in His Love.

In His last message before torture and death, Jesus comforted, instructed, and prayed for His disciples (John 13-17). One of the desires He expressed for them was, “Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Appear to Muslims in Dreams?

When I wrote last autumn (2013) about the Strange Fire Conference, I mentioned that attendees were given an opportunity to ask questions and that mine was about the stories of Muslim dreams of Jesus that lead them to salvation in … Continue reading

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God’s Commandments–What a Treasure!

Among the Olympic sports, I enjoy watching equine eventing, especially dressage and cross country. In cross country, the horse gallops through gorgeous country and overcomes creatively designed obstacles. Cross country jumps can show off the athleticism of the horse and … Continue reading

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Sanctification: Let Go and Contemplate?

When I first heard the phrase “preach the gospel to yourself” I thought it meant to remind myself of what Christ has done for me through His work on the cross. A believer certainly ought to remember and give thanks! … Continue reading

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Longing Like a Parched Land

Last year, our region underwent a drought. Without rain for months and with summer temperatures soaring higher than other years, the grass turned brown, some trees died, and the ground contracted and cracked. I was reminded of this when I read … Continue reading

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I Pray All the Time

“I pray all the time.” The first time I heard this, I wanted to say, “Define ‘all.’” Since then, I’ve heard this a number of times, almost always in emphatic tones and usually in a context of a question about … Continue reading

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