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Hope For Today #228 – Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness!
Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness! “In those days and at that time— this is the Lord’s declaration— one will search for Israel’s iniquity, but there will be none, and for Judah’s sins, but they will not be found, for I will … Continue reading
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When a Nation Rebels Against God
Isaiah 3:1-3 teaches us that rebellion to Yahweh on large scale leads to loss on larger scale. After all, God doesn’t bless rebellion. And while He is patient and doesn’t want to see any perish, there is also His justice … Continue reading
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Happy Good Friday!
It’s Good Friday, 2020! For most of us, we are in lockdown – quarantined from family and friends … and our Church families. Some have found the quarantine difficult and depressing. But for us, Children of God, we have found … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Jesus Came to Save Us From Our Sins!
It’s Christmas week! Kate and I have been SOOO busy these last weeks. First, I was doing ministry in the Philippines for two weeks. Then, since I returned to Uganda on Thanksgiving Eve, it’s been a combination of rest, romance, … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Forgiving Iniquity, Rebellion, and Sin!
Messing up. Ugh! We’ve all done it and, to be honest, sometimes the biggest problem is just being discovered. Don’t misunderstand me. The worst thing is failing. But the problem is, when we have to tell someone what we did, … Continue reading
Faith Filled Friday – Sins of the Father
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – God Is Looking After You
“So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.” Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; it lies between … Continue reading