Category Archives: Encouragement

“The Burning Heart” by R.F. Capon

“Why do we marry, why take friends and lovers, why give ourselves to music, painting, chemistry, or cooking? Out of simple delight in the resident goodness of creation, of course; but out of more than that, too. Half of earth’s … Continue reading

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God’s Everlasting Love

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all … Continue reading

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Now Why This Fear

Lyrics: Now why this fear and unbelief? Has not the Father put to grief His spotless Son for us? And will the righteous Judge of men Condemn me for the debt of sin Now canceled at the cross? Jesus, all … Continue reading

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Comparing ourselves

From my friend Dave: The way we dumb down law and sin is by comparing ourselves to others, instead of to Jesus, the Standard, the Perfect One.  “Be perfect, as your Father in Heaven is perfect,” commanded Jesus.  Wait, that’s … Continue reading

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Jack Miller on 1 John 4:10

“[God is] not only your forgiving God, but your friend. And he has no reservations about you whatsoever! God has loved me so much that he covered me over completely with the righteousness and blood of his Son. And there’s … Continue reading

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Waiting for Something Perfect

A few days ago we started celebrating Advent. My family did this every year when I was growing up; complete with candles and hymns & weekly themes. It’s a tradition I love. We do it a little more casually in … Continue reading

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TrueMove commercial shows the power of kindness & generosity

For a simple commercial, this story is quite inspirational. Let’s not be cynical and think, “Oh, so they’re saying I’m supposed to be kind so that it comes back around to me when I need it,” and just focus on … Continue reading

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