Monthly Archives: July 2011

the most difficult lie

Blue Like Jazz by Don Miller has the most profound chapter on community. When I first read it, his description of living in a community house with five other guys ran so deep, my heart and mind would drift back to … Continue reading

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exceedingly good

“The land we passed through and explored is exceedingly good. If the LORD is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us. Only do not … Continue reading

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i disliked…

…being in London this time last week; I found that it had a nasty effect on me spiritually. I found that it encouraged me to see people as objects on display, albeit many of them beautifully presented. This is endemic … Continue reading

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to see you rightly

Today, He isn’t like how we expect or imagine or understand or believe, or even like how we’ve experienced in our lives or read about in the Bible or heard about in some of the greatest testimonies from heroes of … Continue reading

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you have kept count of my tossings

Today at morning prayers in church, we looked at John 11.17-44, where Lazarus has died and Jesus arrives to raise him from the dead. I found the conversations that he has with the distraught, grieving Martha and Mary hugely moving. … Continue reading

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my hope is built on nothing less

“Remember, therefore, it is not thy hold of Christ that saves thee — it is Christ; it is not thy joy in Christ that saves thee — it is Christ; it is not even faith in Christ, though that be … Continue reading

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your strong love

Jesus, I want you. Everything else is just noise. Thank you for making me hungry, but thank you even more that you will fill me up, for sure. You never, ever let me down. Catch me in my freefall into … Continue reading

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