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The Promise of Joy!!!!

My friends, today I refer you to Susanne Lakin’s wonderful post on the We CAN! blog at http://canblog.typepad.com/canbookmarketing/2009/12/my-entry.html#more. The post is called “Zoom Out” and it offers helpful insights on a promise from Psalm 30:5 which says “weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” When do you find it hardest to believe that joy comes... read more

A Promise of Peace (continued)

We’ve been talking about peace–how to get it, how to keep it. In today’s devotional in My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers says this:      “When you really see Jesus, I defy you to doubt Him. When He says–‘Let not your heart be troubled,’ if you see Him I defy you to trouble your mind, it is a moral impossibility to doubt when He is there.... read more

A Promise to Peacemakers!

This Christmas when all are assembled at the table and you are hoping for a peaceful family time together, will your hopes be dashed by someone’s thoughtless–or downright rude–comment? How will you respond? Will you stuff that forkful of turkey in your mouth and keep on chewing? Will you draw circles in the gravy on your plate and pretend you didn’t hear? Will you successfully... read more

A Promise of Peace

Everyone longs for peace–yet, if you watch the news, peace seems to be in short supply. Do you experience peace in your life? Consider this: Centuries ago, Isaiah prophesied a child would be born, a sage. The government would be upon his shoulder. He would be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace (italics mine). Along with scores of other Old... read more

A Promise of Truth – God Cannot Lie

Have you ever told a lie(s)? How did you feel about yourself?Has anyone ever lied to you? How did you feel when you found out?Trust is everything in a relationship. Without trust, relationships cannot flourish.Are you in a relationship that is floundering because of lack of trust? Do what you can to remedy the situation. Those who place their trust in the God of the Bible can feel secure. Every promise He... read more

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