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    Walking in obedience

    By Dave Henning / May 27, 2015

    Today Charles Stanley concludes his presentation of seven questions designed to give us the criteria for confidently taking hold of a promise from God. 3.  Does the fulfillment of this promise glorify Him?  God’s fulfilled promises are part of our testimony.  In this way God makes Himself known to those around us.  Our request must […]

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      Perfect, unconditional love

      By Dave Henning / May 9, 2015

      “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”- 1 John 4:8 Charles Stanley concludes Chapter 2 of Waiting on God by stating that we can be certain God will help us because of His perfect, unconditional love.  Dr. Stanley contrasts God’s love and human love: “. . . God’s love for […]

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        Refining your faith

        By Dave Henning / May 7, 2015

        “Be still, and know that I am God.”- Psalm 46:10 (emphasis added) As Charles Stanley continues Chapter 2 of Waiting on God, he urges us not to read past, but stop and reflect on the following statement: “You must fully accept that He is God.”  Saying we believe in Him, or that He is God, […]

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          Directed toward God

          By Dave Henning / May 6, 2015

          “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”- Isaiah 41:30 Charles Stanley begins Chapter 2 (“Assured in God’s Character: The Wisdom of Directing Your Focus to Him”) of Waiting on God […]

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            How Can I Possibly Forgive?

            By Dave Henning / April 29, 2015

            How Can I Possibly Forgive? (Harvest House, 2014) How Can I Possibly Forgive? Rescuing Your Heart from Resentment and Regret is that latest book by Sara Horn.  Sara begins by stating that in order for us to appreciate the unconditional love God gives us and in turn asks us o give others, we need a […]

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              Faith intersects with his faithfulness

              By Dave Henning / April 26, 2015

              In Chapter 9 of How Can I Possibly Forgive?, author Sara Horn states that it is futile to remain angry with God because nothing good comes from it.  Sara relates a story she heard about a pregnant woman who was run off the road and killed when a firefighter who had just finished his shift […]

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                Anger toward God

                By Dave Henning / April 25, 2015

                As Sara Horn continues Chapter 9 of How Can I Possibly Forgive?, she points out that the mistake we make in getting angry with God is that He is our only true source for receiving he help and peace we need.  We are implicitly saying that God is worse for us than better, that He […]

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                  Faithfulness and favor

                  By Dave Henning / April 23, 2015

                  “The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and rich in faithful love.”- Psalm 103:8 “The one who searches for what is good finds favor, but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.”- Proverbs 11:27 Sara Horn concludes Chapter 8 of How Can I Possibly Forgive? by encouraging us to remember […]

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                    Steadfast love and faithfulness

                    By Dave Henning / November 4, 2013

                    “My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.  He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber.  Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.” -Psalm 121: 2-4 When my mother Elinor was a student at North Division High School (Milwaukee, WI) in the […]

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