Category Archives: faith

I thought I would share something a little different here today, and that is how I have been doing my personal Bible study each week. I have been studying The Story of the King…reading and contemplating the life of David…along with other believers at Rio Vista Community Church. I hope you, too, have found the delight of […]

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“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer   Dietrich Bonhoeffer 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role […]

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Reaching back into the vault to share a few old posts today….hover over an image and click to read.. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ “I write so I can know what I am thinking.” —Linda Dillow

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“The soul that has learned the blessed secret of seeing God’s hand in all that concerns it, cannot be a prey to fear, it looks beyond all second causes, straight into the heart and will of God, and rests content, because He rules.” —Susannah Spurgeon ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ “I write so I can know what I am […]

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It’s not that I don’t have time–I do It’s not that there aren’t things to be done–there are It’s not that there aren’t things to be said–there is But today I am feeling old and tangled and bent and broken– That there is always someone younger and smarter and sharper and more gifted to say […]

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I drive slowly through a tangle of red lights following who knows who to who knows where as sirens in that red light district called “world-sanctioned” lure me to cruise, to stop, to park awhile. Looking for a bit of pottage to satisfy my flesh, I have wandered into places I’ve been warned to never venture into. […]

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He used to call me from time to time to talk to me about things the Lord had laid on his heart to tell me. My dad was like that…always thinking about how he could encourage his children and grandchildren. Our conversations weren’t long…..much much shorter than the ones my mom and I had after […]

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Will I trust the God who has brought me to the land of promise to be enough for me through times of severe drought, and will I [because it really is a matter of the will] REJOICE in Him as the God of my salvation, even when the fig tree has not/is not blossoming? [1. thoughts provoked reading Matthew Henry] This […]

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