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The Garden of Gethsemane

It looks like I walked the gravel path through the olive trees, doesn’t it? But, the fence around the perimeter of the Garden of Gethsemane prevents visitors from interacting with the holy site; we can merely observe the grounds and imagine… Prior to arriving in Israel, my mind conceived images of this place more than […]

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When God’s Children Fill a Stadium

It’s a heavenly vision- an arena filled to capacity- a sea of faces… More than something to see, it’s something to hear. The sound… deafening, like an unceasing roar commanding attention. “What is this, Lord?” I asked. Seven years later, I’m reading reports of the faithful gathering in stadiums to worship God Almighty. The people […]

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Understanding God’s Timing

If you read my previous post on the role that waiting plays in the Christian faith, then you identify with the need to understand better how God’s timing works. (If you haven’t read Perseverance Makes Faith Productive, you can click here.) I know that I’m not the only one who frets over time and the […]

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The Day I Visited the Ruins in Capernaum

Six weeks ago I was touring the beautiful areas surrounding the Sea of Galilee, and I regret saying this, but I’m beginning to feel removed from that special time in a special place. You see, up until the past few days, everything made me remember our tour of Israel. It was as though I could […]

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Wailing Wall Visit

I’m so thankful that the Jews continue their sincere worship at the Wailing Wall in spite of us tourists. They were not distracted by us, but I must admit, I was too busy taking in all the activity there to settle my heart and worship. I inserted a written prayer into the wall, something that […]

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The Empty Tomb!

Light as bright as the morning’s dawn chasing away darkness brings revelation of Jesus’ resurrection and confidence in a conquering King – NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD! Death couldn’t hold Him down! He rose from the dead as He said He would! Jesus, today I celebrate You! You are my risen Savior, and I place […]

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Love Produces Miracles

Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of My hands… (Isaiah 49:15-16a, NIV). The faithfulness of God! He spoke the words above concerning Israel, His chosen […]

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