Bite of Bread, Uncategorized, worship

Bite of Bread: Intentional Worship

   When I cannot feel the faith of assurance, I live by the fact of God’s faithfulness. ~Matthew Henry David was one of God’s favorites. He wasn’t perfect. But God described him as a man after His own heart. [tweetability]Do we want to be people that chase after God’s own heart?[/tweetability] Yes please. I’ll take two. Okay, just one is all …

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Better Than Coffee

photo by Kim Andrist       Beautiful morning.   Gentle, pink edged sky,   Foggy presence lingering,   Birds chirping—calling,   A lone goose flying—calling out   Like an emergency vehicle warning   Oncoming traffic.   Everything saturated with the morning mist,   The smell of burning wood,   And a puppy who just wanted to be   Outside. …

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"Leave Her Alone!"

  Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with Him. Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and …

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How to have Joy despite Your Circumstances

Remember that joy is not dependent on your circumstances….True joy is the by-product of living in My Presence. Therefore you can experience it in palaces, in prisons…anywhere (Jesus Calling October 5). I need to be reminded of this. Sometimes when I’m stuck in the middle of my calling–it’s been years since I’ve heard the call, yet I’m just half-way to getting to where I think …

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