Category Archives: Christian

Transforming Grace | Our Weaknesses

“…It is the other side of the story, the humiliations and heartaches, the failures and frustrations – not the successes and accomplishments – that have qualified me to be there to speak. Those difficult times have driven me to the … Continue reading

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Learning To Trust

“Our first priority in times of adversity is to honor and glorify God by trusting Him. We tend to make our first priority the gaining of relief from our feelings of heartache or disappointment or frustration. This is a natural … Continue reading

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THE LURE OF INDEPENDENCE devotion for 24-SEP-12

THE LURE OF INDEPENDENCE In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind. – (JOB 12:l0) God’s grace assumes our sinfulness, guilt, and ill-deservedness — and it also assumes our weakness and inability. … Continue reading

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DESPERATELY DEPENDENT devotion for 07-SEP-12

DESPERATELY DEPENDENT If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. – (GALATIANS 5:25) Progressive sanctification is not a partnership with the Spirit in the sense that we each—the believer and the Holy Spirit— do our … Continue reading

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BE TRANSFORMED devotion for 04-SEP-12

BE TRANSFORMED Be transformed by the renewal of your mind. – (ROMANS 12:2) The verb be transformed in Romans 12:2 is a command to do something. This indicates that we as believers are not passive in this transforming process. We’re … Continue reading

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Sep 24: Oman | Operation World

The unreached. The entire Muslim majority remains a big challenge. Proselytism of Muslims is illegal, and the few Omanis who have come to faith face huge pressure to return to Islam. There are no known churches among the semi-nomadic Mahra … Continue reading

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Sep 23: Norway | Operation World

The Lutheran Church, while a pillar of society and the most evangelical of all state churches in Europe, faces challenges nonetheless. It has, in the past, seen revivals, prayer and mission houses and many mission and volunteer agencies formed. But … Continue reading

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