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God Presents the Savior: Behold My Servant

Throughout the entire Old Testament, repeatedly and in many ways, we are confronted with our need for a Savior.  Then in Isaiah 42:1-4, God presents him to us. “Behold, my servant,” he proclaims through Isaiah, pointing out six things he wants us to notice about him: Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in […]

When Mom is Seriously Ill—Couch Schooling Attitudes

Two times in my life I’ve had a major health scare.  Eight years ago, a preliminary diagnosis gave me just a few months to live.  The second time was also a false alarm but it stopped me in my tracks none-the-less.  And that is why this article, which was meant to be a practical discussion […]

Noticing Miracles

Life is full of miracles, but we so seldom see them.  Especially when daily details discourage us, dragging our eyes downward, or pain stuns us, blinding us to blessings. Yes, it is so easy to focus on everything but the good gifts God gives us, on the irritating, the mundane, the horrifying, or even the […]

Catch Up, My Goal for 2016

Some years I have very lofty goals.  Other years, and 2016 is one of them, my goals are much more mundane. In 2016 my goal is to catch up: to catch up on all the things I have started that need finishing, and to decide which ones not to finish, to find more effective ways […]

The Hardest Prayer

As we celebrate Christ’s first coming, we also look forward to his second coming, when there will be no more death, no more pain, no more tears. (Revelation 21:4)  We often pray for God’s kingdom to come and, indeed, we are urged to do so throughout the New Testament. But if our circle of loved ones […]

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