Author Archives: Rus Howard

What Wondrous Love

Are you prepared to let God do as He likes with you? I am prepared for God to: Bless me, Humble me, Give me wisdom, and Use me in His miracles. However, I am not prepared to let God do … Continue reading

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

I only remember what happened after worship on this particular Sunday.   As I was greeting worshippers at the door after worship, a member said he wanted to see me in my office after I finished my farewells.  When I … Continue reading

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Do It Quickly

When it comes to forgiveness, I talk a good game, thanks to my selective memory. Yesterday I shared with others the heroics of my forgiving spirit and how God honored my graciousness in His time.  While I was speaking about … Continue reading

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The People Who Walk in Darkness

It is better to walk in the dark with God  than to walk alone in the light. (1) How can you be in the dark with God when Jesus said, “I am the light of the world and whoever follows with me walks in … Continue reading

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A Halo of Thorns

The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions (1) We tend to believe that the most Christ-like people are those who love others graciously and generously.  A Christian’s love for others, always receives the praise of the world. However, the … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

“The Bride of Christ isn’t a very good mother!” (1) This is one of those accusations that gets my attention and causes my hair to stand up on my neck.  The charge is clear, “The Church does not take care of … Continue reading

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Faith in …?

God honors stubborn faith that looks to Him alone. Faith which honors God is honored by God. Faith is not intelligent understanding it is deliberate commitment to a Person! (1) Everyone is a person of faith!  If someone tells you that … Continue reading

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