testing, The Last Supper

Word Wednesday: Satan Demanded to Sift all of the Disciples as Wheat, not just Peter

  I haven’t been able to read the Bites of Bread verses this week one by one. I’ve needed to read them all together. Which has proven a deeper, longer time with the Lord each day. And so I wanted to suggest that to those of you who want more than a “bite” during your quiet time. Read all seven …

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Call from God, Call of God, calling, testing, The Call, trials, Uncategorized

Are You Being Tested?

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:1 The call of God does not come without a price nor does it come without a test. If you’ve been called by God, you are more than likely either in the midst of a trial, you’ve been through one, or you will face one …

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faith, idolatry, Rebuke, testing, The Call, trials

The Testing of the Call

 I remember it being a dark summer night. The year was 1988, and I had just graduated from college. My faith had been very strong entering those college years; I had been one of those radical high school fanatics who took her Bible to class. I loved Jesus. My freshmen year I knew God had called me into full-time ministry. He had …

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growing, learning, puppies, testing, toddlers, training

Jack Chronicles

His puppy blanket is placed wherever I plan to work for awhile. I always want him in eyes reach because, just like a small child, when he is unseen and silent I know there is trouble brewin’. Usually trouble of the puddle kind. We have good days and bad days. Days when he sleeps all day (good days) and days when I need …

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