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Learning From God ‘s Word – Luke 14-16 — Christian Grandfather Magazine

Photo by Rod Long, Unsplash Photography Luke 14:1-35  –  Let God’s love flow freely in your own heart. Let it flow, from there, into the lives of others. Receive Christ and share Him with others. When the Gospel says, ‘Come; for all is ready’, there must be no excuses (17-20). When you share Christ, let […]Learning …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Zechariah

ZECHARIAH 1:1-2:13 We thank You, Lord, that You promise to bless Your faithful people: ‘I will return to Jerusalem with mercy, and there My House will be rebuilt’ (Zechariah 1:16). You look upon Your House, and You see Your glory - ‘I will be the glory within it’ (Zechariah 2:5). You see the glory of …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Lamentations

Lamentations 1:1-22 Jerusalem had fallen into hard times - ‘she who once was great among the nations... has now become a slave’ (Lamentations 1:1). Lord, we wonder why this happened. The explanation for this sad situation was not hard to find - ‘Jerusalem has sinned greatly and so has become unclean...’ (Lamentations 8-9). We wonder, …

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Lord, sometimes, we feel like we’re stuck in a rut.

Genesis 12:1-20 Lord, sometimes, we feel like we’re stuck in a rut. When we feel like this, help us to see that You’ve moved on ahead of us. You’re calling us on – into Your future! Do we need to see exactly where You’re leading us? – No! We don’t! We just need to keep …

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A still small voice …

Learning From God's Word

Is this all that there is? or Is there more?

The question of God keeps on coming back to us. It will not go away.

If there is no God, what are we left with?

Without God, we go through life, wondering “What’s this all about?”

We do our best to make it sense of it all, but we don’t seem to get anywhere with this.

The more we think about life’s most important questions the more we start to wonder if, with all our education we’re missing something.

Perhaps, when we start thinking like this, we should consider what Jesus has to say to us.

Jesus tells us that there’s a wise way of living, and there’s a foolish way of living. Jesus tells us about two builders – “a wise man who built his house on the rock” (Matthew 7:24) and “a foolish man who built his house…

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Lord, what are we to do when we’re going through a hard time?

Exodus 1:1-2:10 Lord, what are we to do when we're going through a hard time? Hard times can be the breaking of us, or the making of us. We can blame You, or we can trust You. Help us to trust You - to know that You are near, even when it feels like You …

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Lord, we are called to fear You – and to love You.

Deuteronomy 6:1-25 Lord, we are called to fear You - and to love You. We tend to think that fear and love are opposites. You teach us something else, something very different. Fear and love belong together. You are the holy God, the God who cannot look upon our sin (Habakkuk 1:13). We fear You. …

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