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The Most Important Thoughts We Think

  Don’t copy the behaviors and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will know what God wants you to do, and you will know how good and pleasing and perfect his will really is. ( NLT)   I’m a huge… [ read more ]

Awesome God

Come everyone! Clap your hands! Shout to God with joyful praise! For the LORD Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth. ( NLT)   We use the word “awesome” to describe a variety of things: a breathtaking sunrise, an entertaining movie, an unexpected good deal when paying for items… [ read more ]

Trusting God for Lavish Gifts

God is a lavish gift-giver. That’s right! “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding” (Ephesians 1:8, emphasis mine). The dictionary defines lavish as “to bestow something in generous or extravagant quantities upon.”… [ read more ]

Why Praise Empowers Us In Hard Times

Everyone responds differently when life takes a significant detour.   Some folks complain or grow bitter. Others withdraw. Some resort to alcohol. Others look for the cloud’s silver lining. And some learn from their circumstances and then use their life lessons to help others in similar situations.   What’s the determining factor in whether or… [ read more ]

What is God Like?

If someone asked you to write a paragraph describing God’s character, what would you write? Here’s what the Psalmist penned: “Your unfailing love will last forever. Your faithfulness is as enduring as the heavens…All heaven will praise your great wonders, LORD; myriads of angels will praise you for your faithfulness. For who in all of… [ read more ]

What is God Like?

Kids ask great questions. The other day, my 2 ½-year-old granddaughter, Anna, looked at my arms and asked, “What are those spots, Grandma?” “Freckles,” I said. Her response made me laugh: “Hmmm. Maybe you should cut them out.” Anna asks a lot of questions, as do other children her age. That might grow wearisome at… [ read more ]