Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: God’s power

When God’s Orders Don’t Make Sense

Sometimes God tells us to do things that don’t make sense.   He told Noah to build an ark. I can hear Noah now: “An ark? Okay. Uh—what’s an ark?”   He told Gideon to whittle his army down until only 300 men remained. Imagine a modern-day, real-life general discussing that strategy with his officers…. [ read more ]

How I’ve Seen God Do Impossible Things

Gene and I have faced several life-altering decisions over the past 20 years. One of them came in 2007 when we sensed God directing us to get involved in International Messengers by launching the Canadian office.   Doing so meant leaving our ministry at a year-round Christian camp on Quadra Island with its provided housing… [ read more ]

God Created Everything and He Can Do Anything!

“God created atoms and angels and ants, crocodiles and chiggers and clouds, diamonds and dust and dinosaurs, raindrops and sweat drops, dewdrops and blood drops, and me! And you!   “The greatness of His power to create and design and form and mold and make and build and arrange defies the limits of our imagination…. [ read more ]

The Power of a Little Word

The word but is neither fancy nor flowery. It’s not loaded with visual imagery. Used alone, it neither stimulates the senses nor sends imaginations soaring. Nevertheless, it’s packed with power and ability to change the direction of our lives. Take Joseph for instance. When Pharaoh asked him to interpret his dreams, Joseph replied, “It is… [ read more ]

Thunder, Snowbirds, and God’s Voice

I’m sorry for not posting a devotional on Monday, but there was good reason. My father-in-law’s memorial service was held in Washington on Sunday afternoon, and we spent that night with Gene’s siblings and out-of-town relatives. On Monday, we drove back to British Columbia but the trip took several hours longer than expected due to… [ read more ]