Tag Archives: God’s Promises

This is the Day

  This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24 For eighteen years, Herb Mock served as the principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in Marysville, Ohio. You know … Continue reading

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An Election Carol

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose – Romans 8:28 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, … Continue reading

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The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

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Killed Them With Their Love

It wasn’t until recently that I watched the movie The Green Mile. This 1999 drama set on a Louisiana death row had long been on my list of movies I’ve wanted to see but just never had the chance. Having … Continue reading

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The Greatest

Recently, NBA superstar LeBron James was asked which players he would place onto the “Basketball Mt. Rushmore.” He provided the names of four players: Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Oscar Robertson – not a bad list by any … Continue reading

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Get Busy

Seek the Lord and His strength; seek His presence continually! – 1 Chronicles 16:11 Twenty years ago, The Shawshank Redemption introduced us to Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd Redding; two convicts serving life sentences for murder in Shawshank Prison. As … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat … Continue reading

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In A Handbasket

Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you. – Isaiah 54:10 Historians will … Continue reading

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Dear Bill

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world – John16:33 There are some things in life that we simply … Continue reading

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On Point

Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. – 1 Corinthians 12:27 I am currently teaching a course at Concordia University, Ann Arbor called “The Art of Teaching.” It is a … Continue reading

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