Tag Archives: God

God’s Trip to Somewhere Else

Faith never knows where it is being led. (1) This may be our biggest problem with faith, not knowing where it will lead us. While I permit my wife, my administrative assistant, and God to add things to my daily calendar. … Continue reading

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God Speaking to Us Through Circumstances

Today’s post are my preaching notes for my sermon at Kishwaukee Community Church.  If you are at Kishwaukee today, you may follow these notes as I preach.  If you are not at Kishwaukee today, click here to go to our  website on Monday … Continue reading

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You are NO god

Most people desire a god who will give them only what they want.  They want a small god! Why limit God to your desires? Many people say to God: “God, be me!  Do what I want, approve what I approve, like … Continue reading

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Spiritual Leakage

Spiritual leakage sounds innocent enough. In most cases a leak is a minor inconvenience: A leaking tire needs a patch; A leaking faucet needs a washer; A leaking diaper needs a replacement. But if left unattended any leak will create a … Continue reading

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Hearing God at Prayer, in Worship, and through Theophanies

Today’s post are my preaching notes for my sermon at Kishwaukee Community Church.  If you are at Kishwaukee today, you may follow these notes as I preach.  If you are not at Kishwaukee today, click here to go to our  website on Monday … Continue reading

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Real Men Cry

Do not alloy thy gold of faith with the dross of human confidence. (1) God told Joshua to be strong and courageous, but God never told Joshua to have faith in himself. Most of us believe that we have to have faith … Continue reading

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Unforgotten Yet Forgiven

We have a strange illusion that time cancels sin,  but time does nothing either to the fact  or to the guilt of a sin. (1) The blessing of time is that it dulls and whitewashes the memory of many sins. … Continue reading

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