Monthly Archives: February 2016

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

A child prays, “Now I lay me down to sleep,” echoing David’s confidence in Psalm 4. But we may find it hard to sleep at times. Cry out to your God! Turn to God when you need him. The problems … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle for Survival!

Tom (not his real name) was, from my perspective, seeking godly peace in the midst of a very difficult and complex instance of church conflict. When asked how things were going, a term he used to characterize the attitude of … Continue reading

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Rejoice with Trembling

We are at war. I don’t mean the primary debates or even the ongoing military actions in various parts of the world. It is not the culture wars. Rather, it is the conflict described in Psalm 2, a battle between … Continue reading

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How Blessed Are You?

How blessed are you? And how do you measure being blessed? Is it a good job, a wonderful family? Are you blessed when you have just received a pink slip, or when your family life is less than idea? Psalm … Continue reading

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