Grateful Hearts

Two years ago, several days after Thanksgiving I wrote the post, Gratitude. Last year after editing, I reposted it as Giving Thanks. I have revised it yet again for this Thanksgiving. November 28, 2010 ◊ Gratitude Thursday is the American holiday of Thanksgiving, and for some of you giving thanks to God will be easy […]

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Sweete And Gentle Showers

This week I came across an article by Dr. John S. Uebersax, National Days of Prayer: A Historical Comparison, in which he makes this significant observation: Since 1952, the President of the United States has, by law, annually issued a proclamation recommending a National Day of Prayer. This seeks to revive a similar practice that […]

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Trust Beyond and Against Appearances

Assurance grows by repeated conflict, by our repeated experimental proof of the Lord’s power and goodness to save; when we have been brought very low and helped, sorely wounded and healed, cast down and raised again, have given up all hope and been suddenly snatched from danger, and placed in safety; and when these things […]

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His Lovingkindnesses Never Cease

Last year I wrote two blog posts that I think are especially appropriate as we survey the results of the election here in the United States. I’ve always kept links to these posts at the bottom of my blog’s front page, and I’ve already had several hits on the post on Habakkuk: The Day of […]

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