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Lord Jesus, so many of us have been sleepwalking through life, going through the motions, and ignoring the needs around us. Teach us to count our days and then teach us to make our days count. Wake us up, Lord! Shake us up! Do it for our good and your glory. Amen.
Plan for today: Less grumbling, more gratitude. Less worry, more prayer. Less fear, more faith.
Gracious Lord, save us from investing in things which will not last. Help us to live so that in 10,000 years we will have no regrets. Amen.
Will anyone be glad to see you in heaven? Will anyone hug your neck and say, “Thanks for making sure I got here?”
“When was the last time we dirtied our window by pressing our nose up against it, waiting for Jesus to return?” Philip De Courcy
Lord Jesus, I pray for faith to trust you even when I think I have a better plan. Amen.
Here’s the second message from the book of Ruth: Back to Bethlehem. Don’t give up on God just because things have gone badly for you. We need this message because our sin can’t cancel God’s grace. PS Click here sign up for the free email sermons.
“We are always in a fever to do something for God. We’ve forgotten that the first thing God wants is that we be something for him.” Alan Redpath
You don’t have to push yourself forward. God knows your name. He knows where you are. He knows what is best. Let God lead and all will be well.
In this Tuesday update I report on my recent travels, including a wonderful weekend with the Mennonite Brethren and my upcoming big trip to the Philippines and South Korea, and I share a health update for Marlene and me, and then explain why I’m so excited about our new booklet: “Death is Not the End […]
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