seeing with eyes of faith Category

visualize

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning it shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God (Hebrews 12:2). We give the Lord Jesus our full attention today!  Everyday is the Lord’s day, but […]

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stepping out

Often when I sing and worship along with “I’m Coming Your Way” by Desperation Band, I think of myself in the boat with the disciples on the night Peter stepped out onto the water to meet his Lord.  To calm their fears of a close encounter with a ghost, Jesus assured His friends it was […]

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grace like an ocean

I just got back from a wonderful four days in the Outer Banks of North Carolina where I spent some time in the refreshing waters of the Atlantic Ocean.  Tame waves, water clarity and extra wide sandbars gave me the confidence to venture out alone.  I was amazed at how close I was to the […]

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run the race

It’s been a little over 3 years, but in one week, I  will re-enter the road race scene.  I’m not a serious competitor; I simply try to outdo myself, and that is the beauty of the sport of running. I have recently attended several track meets that my son competed in, and I am amazed […]

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resurrection hope

I have been anticipating a Resurrection Sunday celebration that is unmatched.  I am full of hope and expectation even though I am walking through a season of not seeing things clearly.  But that is the story of Jesus’ resurrection, the hope in the hours of waiting to see what is to come…   Even though […]

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like the dawn

I’m nearly finished reading the account of Joseph in the Bible.  I just love a good story with a happy ending, don’t you?  I have read the story innumerable times and will continue my life- long to take it in with fresh wonder.  It is the story of family, the story of a dreamer, the […]

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vision check (part 2)

In part 1 of “vision check,” we encountered the rich man who was unable to see Jesus.  He had sight, but it was limited.  He viewed Jesus to be a “good teacher.”  Spiritually, he was blind, and as a result, he chose the temporary riches of this world over the eternal riches of the kingdom […]

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