God Will Find You

Ecclesiastes 7:29 “This only have I found: God made mankind upright, but men have gone in search of many schemes.”When I was seventeen years old, I can remember deliberately telling God that I was finished with Him. I gruffly told Him thanks for all that He had done,...

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No Hurry

Revelation 10:6 And he swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and the angel said, “There will be no more delay!”There’s an old story told about three...

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Proclaiming Our Beliefs

John 1:3 "We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ."Driving back from church yesterday, I heard a good quote on a radio talk show. The presenters...

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The Swan Pond

Ecclesiastes 11:1 "Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again."Some of the simplest joys that I can remember of living in Scotland were the times when Evelyn and I would take our two daughters to Culzean Castle to feed the birds at the...

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Same Kind of Suffering?

1 Peter 5:9 "Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings."Sometimes I wonder if we as Western Christians really do know about the sufferings of our brothers and sisters...

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Embracing Advent

Psalm 115:2 Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?"Q: What’s the best way to keep Christ in Christmas?A: Go to church on Sundays.It always amazes me that so many people complain that Christmas just isn’t the same and yet they never seem to connect their...

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Christmas Losses

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.Christmas can be a hard time for people who have lost their loved ones to death, especially if it occurs during the month of December. I can remember when my own Dad died in December of...

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John Stuart