The Door

There’s a great account of G. Campbell Morgan meeting Old Testament scholar Sir George Adam Smith while traveling across the Atlantic ocean. Sir George told him this story regarding sheep. He was one day traveling with a guide, and came across a shepherd and his sheep. He fell into conversation with him. The man showed […]

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Let it Snow

Snow in Asheville, NC

My family moved to the Blue Ridge mountains in late 1992. During our first winter there we enjoyed lots of snowy days but rarely did we see over four inches of accumulation. Then March arrived. They call it “The Storm of the Century.” As the blizzard moved through our area, it generously dumped about three […]

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Fear, Discouragement, and Truth

Fear and discouragement are two straitjacket emotions. Remember when Moses sent the spies into Canaan? Fear often paralyzes us at the very moment we should be taking the kingdom of heaven by storm. Instead, we see giants in the land or we fall prey to self-pity while rehearsing over and over again all the reasons […]

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Great Peace

While writing yesterday’s post about God’s promises to us regarding our Bible reading, this particular Scripture verse resonated in my mind.  Spurgeon writes, “All things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28)” It must needs be that offenses come, but these […]

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