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No falling words

By Dave Henning / January 13, 2016

“No Falling Words” is the title of Chapter 15 of Glory Days.  Max Lucado states the theological heart of Joshua is: God keeps His word!  In Joshua 21:45 we read: “Not a word failed of any good thing which the Lord had spoken to the house of Israel.  All came to pass.” Yet, we live […]


Christ or the crisis?

By Dave Henning / December 24, 2015

“Storms are coming your way.  Winds will howl, your boat will be tossed, and you will have a choice.  Will you hear Christ or the crisis?”- Max Lucado Max Lucado concludes Chapter 3 of Glory Days by discussing “Jesus Calms the Storm” (Mark 4:35-41).  Max concentrates his focus on Jesus’ rebuke to the disciples in v.40- […]


Joint heirs with Christ

By Dave Henning / December 22, 2015

“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs- heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ.”- Romans 8:16-17 As Max Lucado continues Chapter 2 of Glory Days, he notes that the word inheritance appears nearly sixty times in the book of Joshua. Joshua 24:28 […]


Conditional promises

By Dave Henning / May 26, 2015

As Charles Stanley continues Chapter 5 of Waiting on God, he expands his discussion of God’s general promises, subdividing them into unconditional and conditional promises.  An unconditional promise is a guarantee from the Father that has no exceptions or qualifications.  For example, as believers we are guaranteed a home in heaven.  On the other hand, […]


General and limited promises

By Dave Henning / May 25, 2015

In Chapter 5 of Waiting on God, Charles Stanley next discusses how we can be sure a particular promise is for us, and how, once we identify a verse in the Bible that is meaningful for us, we can appropriate it and claim it for our own.  Dr. Stanley provides two guidelines. 1.  We must […]


Promises, promises!

By Dave Henning / May 24, 2015

“His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises . . .”- 2 Peter 1:3-4 As Charles Stanley continues Chapter 5 of […]


Our great potential

By Dave Henning / May 10, 2015

Today Charles Stanley concludes his discussion of ten powerful assurances from God. 5.  He will discipline you when needed for your own good.  God disciplines us so that we can be free from behaviors or thoughts that ultimately would destroy us, that don’t fit us as a child of God.  He helps us become all […]

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