ARCHIVE July, 2017

Three Words for Day-to-Day Christian Living

  Do you ever feel like everything is falling to pieces all around you?  The flood waters are rising and it’s all you can do to bring your life to higher ground?  For those of us in Chicagoland, it has certainly felt that way.  We’ve been experiencing floods of not-quite-biblical proportions and have found ourselves […]

July 22, 2017 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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When Evil Seems to Win

The Christian life is filled with things that don’t seem consistent with God’s love and sovereignty.  How is a Christian to act when evil seems to win?  It looks so unjust.  We can feel like the prophet Jeremiah who complained to God: You are always righteous, O LORD, when I bring a case before you. […]

July 17, 2017 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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The Mystery of the Immovable Object

The disciples asked, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:25-26)  What is impossible for man is possible for God.  What is immovable and carved in stone for humanity is no challenge for the power of the Almighty.  […]

July 5, 2017 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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Happy Independence Day 2017

Happy Independence Day! To some of us, the Fourth of July is descriptive only of the date, after all we wouldn’t say “Happy February 14th,” December 25th, or even April 1st.  The meaning for us is Independence, grounded in American history (and patterned after the freedom in biblical history from Genesis to Revelation and its […]

July 3, 2017 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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