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Wounds from a Friend Can Be Trusted

April 26, 2013

Wounds from a Friend Can Be Trusted Christian musician Glenn Kaiser wrote a memorable blues song about “Self-Control” that includes these lyrics: “It’s the thing I lack most and it puts me in a bind / The wise possess it, it brings them peace of mind / Down in my soul, I need self-control / Without it my mouth says terrible things / Without...

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Do Not Trust in Material Treasures

June 12, 2019

Do Not Trust in Material Treasures In J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings novels, a silver metal called mithril is highly prized for its strength and beauty. The dwarfs mined and worked it, always desiring more. But as one character explained: "Even as mithril was the foundation of their wealth, so also it was their destruction." When we covet...

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  • Devotions June 12, 2019

The Prayer of Jesus: Expression of Trust

March 27, 2013

The Prayer of Jesus: Expression of Trust Agur, son of Jakeh, adds a prayer to the collection of wise sayings in the book of Proverbs. “Two things I ask of you, Lord; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown...

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All Times Are Times to Trust the Lord

February 15, 2014

All Times Are Times to Trust the Lord In Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts, author Jerry Bridges admitted: “For many years in my own pilgrimage . . . I was a prisoner to my feelings. I mistakenly thought I could not trust God unless I felt like trusting Him (which I almost never did in times of adversity). Now I am learning that trusting...

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Devotion for July 3, 2010

July 3, 2010

Devotion for July 3, 2010 “Worship Lyrics and the Hidden Narcissism” is the title of a worship pastor’s blog post from 2009. He noted that the lyrics of many modern praise choruses are self–centered, and after a conference for worship leaders, he lamented: “Each song seemed to define God according to our experience of Him,” rather than the...

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The Giver of Good Gifts

April 1, 2019

The Giver of Good Gifts Peter and Mary Frey are both graduates from Moody Bible Institute whose video blog, The Frey Life, chronicles the ordinary events of their lives, whether checking into the hospital or running errands with their service dog. Mary, who has endured a lifelong struggle with cystic fibrosis, daily chooses joy. No matter...

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Rest in God

October 20, 2020

It is easy to say, “I trust in God,” when things are going well. However, when a crisis hits, our trust is put to the test.

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Disciplines of Rest: Faith

February 19, 2016

Disciplines of Rest: Faith Faith is widely discussed—and frequently misunderstood. Some preachers proclaim that faith is synonymous with positive thinking. If we have good thoughts, good things will happen. Others turn faith into a mantra. They believe that we merely need to say something in order for it to be so, implying that our words...

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God Protects Us

January 13, 2020

God Protects Us On her daily Moody Radio program, Janet Parshall addresses cultural issues through a biblical lens. Based in Washington, D.C., Parshall is known for her unflinching look at complex topics. When asked about her favorite Bible verse, Parshall responded, “I will say of the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust’”...

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God Is a Faithful Provider

June 4, 2012

God Is a Faithful Provider What is the distinction between prudence and planning ahead, and fundamental ambivalence about whether or not God can or will provide? Several clues might reveal the true state of our hearts. Do we trust our investment portfolio for our retirement years, or do we believe that God holds our days in His hands? Do...

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