Monthly Archives: June 2015

Murky Water – Clothed in Cursing

Appoint someone evil to oppose my enemy; let an accuser stand at his right hand. When he is tried, let him be found guilty, and may his prayers condemn him. May his days be few; may another take his place … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – A “Secret Garden” in Aburi

“My days are swifter than a runner….They skim past like boats of papyrus…”(Job 9:25).  Yesterday was our sixth day in Ghana, west Africa.  It was a whirlpool of activity and adventure…so much so that I am taking a day to … Continue reading

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Ponder the Loving Deeds of the Lord

God wants our souls to want Him like a deer pants for water during dry spiritual times. Continue reading

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Merchants on the Mighty Waters

Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters. They saw the works of the Lord , his wonderful deeds in the deep. For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high … Continue reading

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Rabbit Trail #11 – God is Bigger on the Inside

I was blessed to gather with fellow followers of the way of Jesus yesterday morning at a church on the campus of the University of Ghana called Legon Interdenominational Church (LIC). The experience was so moving on so many levels … Continue reading

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Meribah Remembered

They yoke themselves to the Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods; they aroused the Lord ’s anger by their wicked deeds, and a plague broke out among them. But Phinehas stood up and intervened, and the … Continue reading

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Red Sea Rebuke Revisited

We have sinned, even as our ancestors did; we have done wrong and acted wickedly. When our ancestors were in Egypt, they gave no thought to your miracles; they did not remember your many kindnesses, and they rebelled by the … Continue reading

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