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    Battle fatigue

    By Dave Henning / May 8, 2014

    “God’s promise arrives as a pure gift.  That’s the only way everyone can be sure to get in on it.”- Romans 4:16 (The Message) “A man whose hands are full of parcels can’t receive a gift.”- C. S. Lewis Max Lucado opens Chapter 4 (“You Can Rest Now”) of Grace with a commentary on how […]

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      Advocate vs. Accuser

      By Dave Henning / May 6, 2014

      “We will be confident when we stand before the Lord, even if our hearts condemn us.  For God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.”- 1 John 3:19-20 (New Living Translation) ” . . . we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.”- 1 John 2:1 As Max Lucado concludes […]

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        Heart and soul

        By Dave Henning / May 5, 2014

        “I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.  He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.  He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God.”- Psalm […]

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          Jesus stoops to conquer

          By Dave Henning / May 4, 2014

          “How great a God is He who gives God.”- Augustine “Grace is God loving, God stooping, God coming to the rescue, God giving himself generously in and through Jesus Christ.”- John Stott In Chapter 2 (“The God Who Stoops”) of Grace, author Max Lucado begins with the story of the woman caught in adultery (John […]

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            The heart of the matter

            By Dave Henning / May 3, 2014

            “I’ll remove the stone heart from your body and replace it with a heart that’s God-willed, not self-willed.”- Ezekiel 36:26 (The Message) Should anyone knock at my heart and say, “Who lives here?” I should reply, “Not Martin Luther, but the Lord Jesus Christ.”- Martin Luther Max Lucado begins his book Grace: More Than We […]

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              Wounded by God’s People

              By Dave Henning / May 2, 2014

              Wounded by God’s People (Zondervan, 2013) Author Anne Graham Lotz speaks from numerous personal experiences when she affirms that the wounds inflicted by God’s people are painful and devastating.  Even so, we can’t allow ourselves to reject the God of those who rejected us.  Basing her book on the Old Testament story of Hagar, Anne […]

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                The beginning of the end?

                By Dave Henning / May 1, 2014

                “Don’t look back.  Something might be gaining on you.”- Satchel Paige “Love is not an affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the other person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”- C. S. Lewis, God in the Dock At the beginning of Chapter 15 (“Don’t Look Back: You Can’t Drive Forward by […]

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                  Forgive and remember

                  By Dave Henning / June 20, 2012

                  ‘Forgive and forget’- that phrase most likely has been part of our vocabulary since childhood, when our parents imprinted that instruction in our minds as the proper response to our conflict with another child.  Actually, notes Dr. David Stoops (Forgiving the Unforgivable), that adage has been around approximately 700 years, since the 14th century.  Jeremiah […]

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                    Battle fatigue

                    By Dave Henning / May 8, 2014

                    “God’s promise arrives as a pure gift.  That’s the only way everyone can be sure to get in on it.”- Romans 4:16 (The Message) “A man whose hands are full of parcels can’t receive a gift.”- C. S. Lewis Max Lucado opens Chapter 4 (“You Can Rest Now”) of Grace with a commentary on how […]

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                      Advocate vs. Accuser

                      By Dave Henning / May 6, 2014

                      “We will be confident when we stand before the Lord, even if our hearts condemn us.  For God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.”- 1 John 3:19-20 (New Living Translation) ” . . . we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.”- 1 John 2:1 As Max Lucado concludes […]

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                        Heart and soul

                        By Dave Henning / May 5, 2014

                        “I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.  He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.  He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God.”- Psalm […]

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                          Jesus stoops to conquer

                          By Dave Henning / May 4, 2014

                          “How great a God is He who gives God.”- Augustine “Grace is God loving, God stooping, God coming to the rescue, God giving himself generously in and through Jesus Christ.”- John Stott In Chapter 2 (“The God Who Stoops”) of Grace, author Max Lucado begins with the story of the woman caught in adultery (John […]

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                            The heart of the matter

                            By Dave Henning / May 3, 2014

                            “I’ll remove the stone heart from your body and replace it with a heart that’s God-willed, not self-willed.”- Ezekiel 36:26 (The Message) Should anyone knock at my heart and say, “Who lives here?” I should reply, “Not Martin Luther, but the Lord Jesus Christ.”- Martin Luther Max Lucado begins his book Grace: More Than We […]

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                              Wounded by God’s People

                              By Dave Henning / May 2, 2014

                              Wounded by God’s People (Zondervan, 2013) Author Anne Graham Lotz speaks from numerous personal experiences when she affirms that the wounds inflicted by God’s people are painful and devastating.  Even so, we can’t allow ourselves to reject the God of those who rejected us.  Basing her book on the Old Testament story of Hagar, Anne […]

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                                The beginning of the end?

                                By Dave Henning / May 1, 2014

                                “Don’t look back.  Something might be gaining on you.”- Satchel Paige “Love is not an affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the other person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”- C. S. Lewis, God in the Dock At the beginning of Chapter 15 (“Don’t Look Back: You Can’t Drive Forward by […]

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                                  Forgive and remember

                                  By Dave Henning / June 20, 2012

                                  ‘Forgive and forget’- that phrase most likely has been part of our vocabulary since childhood, when our parents imprinted that instruction in our minds as the proper response to our conflict with another child.  Actually, notes Dr. David Stoops (Forgiving the Unforgivable), that adage has been around approximately 700 years, since the 14th century.  Jeremiah […]

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