The Good News

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Eucharisteo!

Ann Voskamp wrote a book, One Thousand Gifts.  Ann lost her younger sister at a young age. The sister was run over by a truck in their driveway. The whole family was devastated.  One day she began to be brutally honest with God about her life and circumstances.  After marriage, God lead her to Eucharisteo, thanksgiving, and that lead to listing her thanksgivings to God, He commissioned her to find 1000 blessings.  She is into the tens of thousands now!

I am rereading the book right now. The first thing the struck me this round was how she dealt with haste. Her thoughts reverberated with my thoughts now on a life of haste. Why do we do it? It is acceptable in American culture to be busy in activities of all sorts, but is it best for the human soul? Is it a wise state of being for the Jesus follower?

Life is not an emergency. Life is Eucharisteo!

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Find Peace in Him

 

He is THE source for peace. Rest in Him. Lean on Him. Trust Him intimately.
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Can Muslims, Catholics, and Orthodox Live Together?

Various tourist attractions: Sarajevo, the cap...

Nearly two decades after Bosnia witnessed the horrors of war, one woman’s mission is to help heal the wounds of the past by giving children hope for the future.

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Shalom

I attended a conference recently where the term shalom was used related to the wholeness Christians can and should experience in walking out the life Jesus designed us to have–though fallen.  I decided that I should look into what that word meant in it’s context.  That meant trying to find out what it meant in the Jewish context.

 

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Reflections Isaiah 9 from Scotty Smith

Samuel anointing king David

Samuel anointing David to take the throne

Read Scotty Smith’s reflections of the truths of Isaiah 9.

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. Isaiah 9:6-7