Tag Archives: Obedience

A Reluctant Confession

Did you ever have a situation where you knew you were supposed to do something, but you really didn’t want to? Have you felt God impressing up on your heart to take a certain action, but instead of obeying you … Continue reading

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Teach Me

Teach me, Lord the way I should go I will follow You so peace I’ll know Show me, Lord the things I should do I’ll rely on Your Spirit so my errors are few

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The Blessings of Obedience at F&C Writers Conference

It’s been three weeks since I went to the Faith & Culture Writers Conference in Portland, Oregon. I’ve been meaning to write this post ever since, but with the NaPoWriMo challenge and other responsibilities I just didn’t have time. But … Continue reading

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Savior, then Lord – A Sedoka of Sorts

While I was taking a break from blogging I missed a number of Form For All lessons at dVerse Poets Pub, so I decided yesterday to go check out the lessons I had missed to see if there was a … Continue reading

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God Knows Me

I could just have easily titled this post God’s Timing Is Perfect, but I want to focus on the real lesson I learned from a recent encounter with God. Starting about two months ago, every time I would hear the … Continue reading

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Obedience Requires Faith

For Lent, our pastor is sharing a sermon series based on our Christian toolbox. Last week we learned about forgiveness. This week the tool we were challenged to pull out of the toolbox is faith. Hebrews 11 provides the best … Continue reading

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To Know God Is Heaven and Freedom

So many people avoid church because they think they have to clean up their act and follow all the rules first. But these people have it backwards. To be fair, the problem may be that the church often looks down … Continue reading

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Between Grace and Obedience

Last week I received the following quote in my daily Quotemeal from Heartlight.org. I really liked it and immediately copied and pasted it into a draft post for later writing. As I thought about what I would write for today, … Continue reading

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Blessing First, Then Obey

We had a guest speaker in church on Sunday, and I really enjoyed his message. He spoke of the Gospel and how it is unique among the world religions. He noted that every other world religion is about “do this (obey), … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

I have in my office a small deck of angel cards. Each card has a cartoon picture of an angel and a single word on it. Periodically (meaning at random intervals whenever I feel like it) I pick three new … Continue reading

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