Tag Archives: listening

Crane Song and Common Grace

“And now in these final days, he has spoken to us through his Son. God promised everything to the Son as an inheritance, and through the Son he created the universe.  The Son radiates God’s own glory and expresses the … Continue reading

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Gather Around Jesus

“The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught.”   Mark 6:30, NIV You couldn’t find a more intensely amazed group of disciples on the green hills of Israel.  Coming from the four points of a compass they … Continue reading

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Listening to God’s Voice 101

“But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.” Matthew 13:16, ESV There is a vast audio ocean that surrounds us.  Did you know that in the room where you are reading this, that there … Continue reading

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Waiting On God (Who is Waiting on Us)

by Andrew Murray  “And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will He be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all … Continue reading

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Life in the Fast Lane, [Rest]

“Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul, Like a weaned child with his mother; Like a weaned child is my soul within me.” Psalm 131:1 “We are going as fast as we can, living life at a dizzying speed, and God is nowhere … Continue reading

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Steps to Use, [Making Wise Decisions]

The decision to make decisions that will please God is in itself a monumental step.  It means you have come to the place where it matters.  It’s coming to the place where I say “Yes” to all that God says … Continue reading

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Helping Those Who Hurt Intensely, [Compassion]

By John Piper, originally published September 12, 2008   The following is an edited transcript of the audio. Can we learn something from Job’s friends about how to help the hurting? Absolutely. Those first seven days were their golden hour. If they … Continue reading

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