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Posts Tagged: Hezekiah

Because You Prayed

I hope to have a heart-to-heart with God when I reach heaven because I have a few questions that need answers. Here’s one: What difference does prayer make if You rule over everything and have established purposes for our lives from before creation? I wrestle with this question occasionally. How can my measly petitions change… [ read more ]

Voices – Part 2

In the last blog, I wrote about negative voices and how we must choose whether to listen to them or ignore them. Isaiah 36 tells the story of an official Hebrew trio who were driven to despair through an enemy’s threats. When they relayed his words to King Hezekiah, he, too responded with despair. But… [ read more ]

First Response

We can’t choose when the storms of life strike, nor can we choose their nature. But we can choose how we’ll respond, says Max Lucado in his new book, Fearless. When the wind blows and the waves thrash, we sometimes respond based on our emotions. We throw angry words at our husband and kids. We… [ read more ]