Trusting God with a Sick Child 5: His Faithfulness

Day 5 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness (Lamentations 3: 22-23, NKJV).” There are few things in life that we can know for sure will happen. The sun coming up and going down is something we can expect every day. The ocean waves constantly washing up on…

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Testimony in the Workplace 5: Who’s the Boss?

Day 5 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  "Servants, respectfully obey your earthly masters but always with an eye to obeying the real Master, Christ (Ephesians 6:5, The Message Bible).”   For many employees, the word “boss” evokes negative emotions. If you’ve had a particularly bad boss, you know what I mean. The diva boss that takes all the credit, rails on his staff, reeks of arrogance, and so on. Essentially, the nightmare…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 4: Trusting God

Day 4 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed (Deuteronomy 31:8 NKJV).” I like to be prepared. Before I go anywhere (even a simple trip to Target), I check the weather to see if I need a sweatshirt or an…

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Testimony in the Workplace 4: Being Neighborly

Day 4 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  "…Which commandment is the most important of all?  Jesus answered, “The most important is, “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.  The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 3: Grief

Day 3 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God With a Sick Child “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7, NKJV).” Everyone handles grief differently, and likewise, everyone is comforted differently. But we’ve all been there: experiencing something that brings us to our knees, crying out to God for help. Feeling completely helpless, desperate for Him to whisper in our…

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Testimony in the Workplace 3: No Gray Areas

Day 3 of Testimony in the Workplace Study  “The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good (Proverbs 15:3, ESV).”   If you’ve been employed at any company for any amount of time, you have almost certainly come across “that person.” The person that basically does nothing until the boss shows up. Then, suddenly, they are the hardest working individual you’ve ever come across. Some…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 2: Worries and Anxieties

Day 2 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God with a Sick Child “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:3-4, NKJV).” The very instant a newborn…

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Testimony in the Workplace 2: Integrity Matters

(Day 2 of Testimony in the Workplace Study)  “But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor.  For each will have to bear his own load (Galatians 6:4-5, ESV).”   Before caller-ID was as common as it is today, I remember picking the phone up at work oblivious as to who was on the other end of the…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 1: Discovery

Day 1 of “A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God With a Sick Child “The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid (Psalms 27:1, NKJV)?” There are moments that happen in our lives that we know we will never forget. They make such a great impression on us, that a single smell or location or song can…

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Testimony in the Workplace 1: Do Your Work!

(Day 1 of Testimony in the Workplace Study) “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward.  You are serving the Lord Christ (Colossians 3:23-24, ESV).” Throughout my career, I couldn’t possibly count the amount of times I have encountered significant change. “Change” is one of those words that can be very irritating—some say, “I…

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