WHEN THE GLITTER IS REMOVED I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commandment is exceedingly broad.  Psalm 119:96             Matthew Henry lists David’s disillusionments.  He saw Goliath, the strongest man around, overcome by a small stone.  He saw his nephew, Asahel, one described as ‘swift as a gazelle’, killed on the battlefield.  …

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THE LURE OF HOPELESSNESS Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And Abram …

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PRAYER FOR A FRIEND May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13 Abound ~ Exceeding, multitude, numerous, overflowing. ************************* Lord, You can see Your child. She needs You to break through the barriers …

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WHEN I’VE GIVEN UP! And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.  Genesis 15:6          Abraham believed God for what he didn’t have (an heir and descendants), for what he could never have without a gift from God himself.  That’s called faith. God was so overjoyed by Abram’s faith that …

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