Believe It or Not!


God’s Comfort

I have noticed that many of the writers of the devotionals that we read every day get comfort from the words of Scripture, and I know that many of the rest of us do, too, from passages like "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden," (or as a newer...

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Peace in Our Hearts

John 20:19 - Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, "Peace be with you." (NKJV)As this is the day when we...

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Keep Your Eyes on the Instruments

From 1967 to 1970, we lived in Vienna, Austria, and we had a minister friend who travelled to many countries in Europe to bring the gospel to different people, mostly behind the then Iron Curtain.On one such trip, on his way home, waiting in an airport lounge, he saw...

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A Royal Invitation

We have all been invited to something at one time or another, perhaps a dinner at someone's house, or a party, a barbecue, or a potluck supper. We have been invited to birthday parties and weddings, or to come to church with someone.From January 1967 until December...

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Covered by His Wings

In the spring and early summer, my homing pigeons sit on eggs and have young ones. I have had pigeons for many years now, and every year, I marvel again at the wonder of how they look after their young ones.Homing pigeons are amazing birds. They will fly home from as...

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Light on Our Path

The city of Muscat, in the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, was still a very biblical-looking place when I lived and worked there in 1965-1966. On the east side is the Gulf of Oman, and in all other directions is the vast Arabian desert. The whole city was at that time...

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Love Your Enemies

Proverbs 16:7 – When a man's ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies be at peace with him. (NKJV)On May 5th, the people in the Netherlands will remember that 71 years ago, the Second World War, or at least the five-year occupation, ended. There will be flags...

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Joel Jongkind