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Blog Reccomendation

Read an article on The Blazing Center today. It was SO good! Here’s a preview… Sometimes it’s tough to know where to draw the lines. I’m talking about sin, of course. We live in the era of “If it makes you happy / it can’t be that bad” (see Sheryl Crow). Our culture has become … Continue reading

So I Will Trust In You

Words and Music by Stephen Altrogge O Lord, You care for all the earth The flowers and the birds You provide their daily bread How much more You have cared for me You’ve met my greatest need When Christ hung on the tree So I know that You’ll provide for me So God I trust … Continue reading

Quotes To Ponder

Here’s a couple of good quotes I came across today… “No one can keep close to Jesus–who does not daily, seriously, and prayerfully read His Word.” -J. Smith Any teaching that in any way detracts from Christ’s exclusive role is by definition both wrong and ineffective. – Douglas Moo In him, and in him alone, … Continue reading

How Do You View Conflict?

There’s something we often overlook in the midst of conflict: God’s glory. “If we begin to get a glimpse of the vast glory of God, we will realize that many of our conflicts are like two ants arguing about which is taller while standing in front of Mount Everest.” –Chris Brauns Next time you’re in … Continue reading

Creativity From God

Our creative powers come from God. He gave them to us to be used for His purposes. I don’t get to decide what I want to do with my talents. – Stephen Altrogge Full Article

Enjoying Where God Has You Now

If traveling to the future were an option, I’d be all over it. The future has such promise, and I’ve spent many hours pondering what’s to come. When I was single the future held the promise of marriage. Now that I’m married the future holds the promise of buying a house. I longed for the … Continue reading

Why Should We Worship?

Worship. Many people disagree on this subject. There is a lot of debate and discussion about this topic. The goal of this post is not to enter into that debate. Though I have an opinion (that I think is biblical), I respect my fellow brothers & sisters in Christ who would disagree with me. We … Continue reading

You’ll Provide For Me

O Lord, You care for all the earth The flowers and the birds You provide their daily bread How much more You have cared for me You met my greatest need When Christ hung on the tree So I know that You’ll provide for me So God, I trust in You I trust in You, … Continue reading

Lunacy

Unbelief does terrible things to people, like turn them into raving lunatics. Don’t believe me? Look at what it did to the Israelites. They had been rescued by God from the hand of Egypt and were on the verge of entering the Promised Land. But when Israelite spies brought back reports of enemies on steroids, … Continue reading

Work = Imitation

“When we work, create, and order, we are imitating our God. God loves to see His creatures imitating Him.” – Stephen Altrogee Source: Does Your Job Really Matter?

More Blessings Than Grains Of Sand

Stephen over at The Blazing Center, gave out a great challenge today. When was the last time you pressed the “pause” button of life and took stock of God’s mercies toward you? It’s so easy for us to become fixated on the one thing that’s “wrong” in our lives that we miss the staggering heaps … Continue reading

Identified With Christ

Today you are in Christ, united with Christ, identified with Christ. Because you are in Christ, God is committed to pouring out his grace on you today.  – Stephen Altrogge

Being Anxious…

But Jesus says, “Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble” (Mt. 6.34). Jesus doesn’t say don’t be concerned about tomorrow or plan for tomorrow, but not to be anxious, worried or fearful about tomorrow. If we’re anxious about tomorrow, we’re really … Continue reading

He’s My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want (PS 23.1) Charles Spurgeon says of this verse, “The sweetest word on the whole is my. He does not say, ‘The Lord is the shepherd of the world at large, and leads forth the multitude as his flock.’ If he is a shepherd to no one … Continue reading