Tag Archives: Mercy

Fear: The asthma of life

Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs which causes difficulty in breathing. I grew up with this adversary and still occasionally wrestle with it. In my youth, there was no real solution to … Continue reading

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When you’ve reached the end

Pain is no fun. I’m very sorry if you are hurting. Here’s what I know, though. No matter you circumstances, God’s mercy and love are there for you. Listen to this passage from Lamentations. GOD’s loyal love couldn’t have run … Continue reading

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A Genesis week in your life

I grew up a Muberist — my dad was Methodist so he served at the pancake breakfast each year and I participated in the Christmas pageant, my mom was Lutheran so we mostly attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield, KS, … Continue reading

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Legion revisited

I just re-read Mark 5:1-20 and got a fresh perspective on this account of one of Jesus’ healing miracles. In this passage, Jesus encounters a man possessed by demons who lives among the tombs. In short, Jesus commands the Legion … Continue reading

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What does your wife look like?

An acquaintance at church asked me about my wife. I’ve known him for a while, but he’s never met my wife, Christine, so it was a reasonable question when he asked, “What does your wife look like?” What surprised me was my complete … Continue reading

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