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Thanksliving

By Dave Henning / November 23, 2015

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”-Colossians 2:6-7 “Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow.  A proud man is seldom a grateful […]

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Yo Cliff!

By Dave Henning / November 2, 2015

“I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.”- Psalm 57:2 (NIV) “If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that’s obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer.”- Anne Graham Lotz […]

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Where’s the fire?

By Dave Henning / October 19, 2015

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.”- Isaiah 26:3 “We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.”- Thomas Merton “Hurry is not […]

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Lessons from a burrowing owl

By Dave Henning / October 5, 2015

“Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not of more value than they?”- Matthew 6:26 “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird; it would be a jolly sight harder for it to […]

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Come to the well

By Dave Henning / September 21, 2015

Jesus said to her,, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again.”- John 4:13-14 “No matter how much we try to run away from this thirst for the answer to life, for the meaning of life, the […]

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Till the sky spills over

By Dave Henning / September 8, 2015

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”- Colossians 2:6-7 “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”- G. K. Chesterton […]

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Braced for the future

By Dave Henning / August 18, 2015

“Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”- Colossians 2:6-7 “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”- Confucius My freshman year at Luther High School South […]

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Turn around

By Dave Henning / August 4, 2015

“Having said this, she (Mary) turned around and saw Jesus standing, but she did not know that it was Jesus.”- John 20:14 “If you’re scared that you don’t matter; if you’re lost and need to be found; if you’re looking for a Savior, all you gotta do is turn around.”- Matt Maher I would estimate […]

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Mama’s heart

By Dave Henning / July 20, 2015

“Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”- Psalm 55:22 “If I be his child, then I have a portion in his heart here, and I shall have a portion in his house above.”- Charles Spurgeon Mark Lucas and I started our lifelong friendship […]

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Z marks the spot

By Dave Henning / July 6, 2015

“No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket.  Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so everyone will praise your heavenly Father.”- Matthew 5:15-16 “In the gospels the […]

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Hello Dave

By Dave Henning / June 15, 2015

Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching.  My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.”- John 14:23 (NIV) “God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk.”- Meister Eckhart “Prayer is the most concrete way to make our home […]

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My Lifesong

By Dave Henning / June 1, 2015

“He has given me a new song to sing, a hymn of praise to our God.  Many will see what he has done and be amazed.  They will put their trust in the Lord.”- Psalm 40:3 (NLT) “God is never a God of discouragement.  When you have a discouraging spirit or train of thought in […]

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