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Made for This Moment: Courage for Today . . .

By Dave Henning / January 2, 2022

Made for This Moment: Courage for Today . . . (Thomas Nelson, 2021) You Were Made for This Moment: Courage for Today and Hope for Tomorrow is the latest book from Max Lucado.  Max currently serves as Teaching Minister at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio.  Early in the first chapter, Pastor Lucado poses this […]

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Cry out and shout all round about

By Dave Henning / December 20, 2021

“Sing high, sing low, sing to and fro,/ Go tell it out with speed,/ Cry out and shout all round about,/ That Christ is Lord indeed.”- Listen Lordlings Unto Me, 16th century Gascony carol “Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the […]

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A Siberian cold, an arctic circle

By Dave Henning / December 15, 2021

“When did you first realize that life was not going to turn out the way you thought? . . .  In that moment a Siberian cold settled over your life.  Your world became an arctic circle of dark days, long nights, and bitter weather.  Winter . . . .  The entire world seems wrapped in […]

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What a hurricane is to a mosquito

By Dave Henning / November 22, 2021

“God is to problems what a hurricane is to a mosquito.  No match.”- Max Lucado, You Were Made for This Moment “For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place. . . .  And who knows but that you have come to your royal position […]

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With hands lifted high – fight on my knees

By Dave Henning / August 16, 2021

“So when I fight I’ll fight on my knees / With my hands lifted high. / Oh God, the battle belongs to you. / And every fear I lay at your feet. / I’ll sing through the night, / The battle belongs to you.”- Phil Wickham “This is what the LORD says to you: ‘Do […]

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Stuffing your ears with cotton

By Dave Henning / July 19, 2021

“[Mark 5:36] describes the critical principle for seeing the unseen.  Ignore what people say.  Block them out.  Turn them off.  Close your ears.  And if you must, walk away. . . .  Faith sometimes begins by stuffing your ears with cotton.”- Max Lucado, Begin Again (2021) “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the […]

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You Are Never Alone: Trust in the Miracle . . .

By Dave Henning / February 1, 2021

You Are Never Alone: Trust in the Miracle . . . (Thomas Nelson, 2020) Max Lucado’s latest book is titled You Are Never Alone: Trust in the Miracle of God’s Presence and Power.  Currently Max serves as Teaching Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, TX.  When we believe, Pastor Lucado asserts, life happens.  […]

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Break forth, O beauteous morning light

By Dave Henning / December 17, 2020

“Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light,/ And usher in the morning./ Ye shepherds shrink not with afright,/ The day of grace is dawning./ This child though weak in infancy,/ Our confidence and joy shall be,/ The pow’r of Satan breaking,/ Our peace with God now making.”- Lutheran Service Book 378, v. 1 “The people walking […]

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A lily dancing with the wind

By Dave Henning / November 16, 2020

“I have seen the lily dancing with the wind/ Open to the sunshine/ Open to the rain/ Dressed in all her beauty/ Giving what she needs/ If I listen clearly/ I can hear her sing to me.”- Pat Barrett, Sparrows and Lilies “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I […]

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All of heaven ahead of you

By Dave Henning / August 17, 2020

“You have a God who hears you, the power of love behind you, the Holy Spirit within you, and all of heaven ahead of you.  If you have the Shepherd, you have grace for every sin, direction for every turn, a candle for every corner, and an anchor for every storm.  You have everything you […]

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Unassuming people – extraordinarily ordinary

By Dave Henning / April 13, 2020

“When God wants to bring Christ into the world, he looks for servants.  No diploma required.  No bloodline specified.  Bank accounts are not a factor.  Place of birth doesn’t matter.  Let all unassuming people of the world be reminded: God can use you.”- Max Lucado, How Happiness Happens “And if you spend yourselves on behalf […]

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How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy . . .

By Dave Henning / March 23, 2020

How Happiness Happens (Thomas Nelson, 2019) Thomas Nelson published Max Lucado’s latest book, How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy in a World of Comparison, Disappointment, and Expectations in the fall of 2019.  Currently, Max serves as Teaching Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, TX.  For many, perhaps most people, life takes its toll […]

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