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    God’s recreation

    By Dave Henning / July 18, 2016

    “Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning Born of the one light, Eden saw play. Praise with elation, praise ev’ry morning, God’s recreation of the new day.”- Verse 3, Morning Has Broken (Eleanor Farjeon, 1931) “There the ships go to and fro, and the leviathan, which you formed to frolic there.”- Psalm 104:26 William […]

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      Bear witness

      By Dave Henning / July 5, 2016

      “Anyone can perform good deeds for an audience; the best among us do their greatest work when no one is present to bear witness.”- Ken Poirot “The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs- heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we […]

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        Fearlessness

        By Dave Henning / June 20, 2016

        “Fearlessness is like a muscle.  I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”- Arianna Huffington “Feed your fears, and your faith will starve.  Feed your faith, and your fears will.”- Max Lucado “Be strong and let your heart take […]

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          Thy will be done

          By Dave Henning / June 6, 2016

          “There are two kinds of people; those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.’ “- C. S. Lewis “Even the stork in the heavens know her times, and the turtledove, swallow, and crane keep the time of their coming, but my […]

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            Wash me in mercy

            By Dave Henning / May 16, 2016

            “There’s nothing too dirty that You can’t make worthy.  You wash me in mercy.  I am clean.”- Natalie Grant “But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.”- 1 Corinthians 6:11 A painting of two swans serenely resting in […]

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              What does love look like?

              By Dave Henning / May 2, 2016

              “What does love look like?  It has the hands to help others.  It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy.  It has eyes to see misery and want.  It has ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men.  That is what love looks like.”- St. Augustine “May the favor of the […]

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                Rainbow days

                By Dave Henning / April 18, 2016

                “On rainbow days God’s presence is hard to miss.”- John Ortberg God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come.  I have set my rainbow in the clouds . . .”- Genesis 9:12-13 “And when […]

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                  Every falling tear

                  By Dave Henning / April 4, 2016

                  “When we can’t bottle our tears up anymore, God catches every one in His bottle.  God’s catching every falling tear because He won’t let us fall apart.”- Ann Voskamp “You keep track of all my sorrows.  You have collected all my tears in your bottle.  You have recorded each one in your book.”- Psalm 56:8 […]

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                    Thanks be to God

                    By Dave Henning / March 21, 2016

                    “O death, where is your victory?  O death, where is your sting?  The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.  But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”- 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 “I’m not interested in having an orchestra sound like itself.  I […]

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                      Like little children

                      By Dave Henning / March 7, 2016

                      And he said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”- Matthew 18:3 “Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”- Pablo Picasso I completed my elementary/secondary student teaching practicum during the winter quarter […]

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                        Expect great progress

                        By Dave Henning / February 15, 2016

                        “Your Promised Land life . . . is there for the taking.  Expect to be challenged.  The enemy won’t go down without a fight.  But expect great progress. . . Breakthroughs outnumber breakdowns.”- Max Lucado, Glory Days “Not a word failed of any good thing which the Lord had spoken to the house of Israel.  […]

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                          If God had a refrigerator

                          By Dave Henning / February 1, 2016

                          “If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it.  If he had a wallet, your photo would be in it. . . . Whenever you want to talk, he’ll listen.  He can live anywhere in the universe, and he chose your heart.”- Max Lucado “For you are my rock and my fortress; and for […]

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