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Thoughts on Receiving Forgiveness

Christians understand the idea that those who become Christians receive forgiveness in Christ, but many of us then expect perfection of ourselves – especially in Christian service but also in other parts of our lives (parenting for me). God calls imperfect people – knowing who we are – loves and forgives us all the way, … Continue reading »

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God is STILL faithful and strong

This word from Charles Spurgeon is quite timely for those of us facing challenges right now.  Try not to be bothered by the King James English.  The message is still fresh – God has delivered us in the past and will deliver us from today’s fresh threat. From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook” Past Deliverance Begets … Continue reading »

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Spurgeon on the challenges of ministry

This devotion was particularly timely as I contemplate the road out of burnout: From Charles Spurgeon’s “Faith’s Checkbook” Choice Men (women too, -ed.) August 27 I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. (Isaiah 48:10) This has long been the motto fixed before our eye upon the wall of our bedroom, and in many … Continue reading »

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