Category Archives: God's Timing

Speak Up or Shut Up?

The Bible is a big, rich, diverse, and complex book, one that can be used to prove virtually anything if you try. This is one of the primary reasons why Christian denominations find it impossible to get together 100% on … Continue reading

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What Should Have Been

I was a little under two years into my first pastorate when one afternoon, as I was driving in my car, I happened to drive past the sign for a certain church in our area. It was a sign that … Continue reading

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Have You Dug Your Ditches?

2 Kings chapter 3 gives us an interesting story from the era when the one nation of Israel was divided into two kingdoms: the northern kingdom called Israel and the southern kingdom called Judah. The story features a wonderful spiritual … Continue reading

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“Lord, Why Am I Having to Wait?”

I was listening to a Christian radio station a few weeks back and happened to hear one of those little call-in promos such stations do. This promo featured a woman who had called the station to voice her appreciation for … Continue reading

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Is God Good All the Time? (part 3 of 3)

“The Lord is good to all…” Psalm 145:9 “…No one is good but One, that is, God…” Matthew 19:17 With this post I’ll finish up my series “Is God Good All the Time?” In the first post, I explained why … Continue reading

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Good Versus Best

It’s easy to understand that “bad” is the enemy of “good.” But have you ever considered that “good” is the enemy of “best”? Abraham thought of Ishmael as a good blessing, but God wouldn’t stop talking about Issac as the … Continue reading

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“The Ball’s In Your Court, God”

Anyone familiar with tennis, ping-pong, or volleyball understands the words, “The ball’s in your court.” If I speak these words to my playing partner it means that the match cannot continue until he hits the ball back to me. Thus, … Continue reading

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