Monthly Archives: February 2013

God Listens

Have you ever had the feeling that the person you’re talking to isn’t really listening to you? I have. My wife and kids have had it more often, though. Especially if I’m the ‘listener’ in question. I tend to tune … Continue reading

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God Speaks

God speaks. Note the present tense there. It may seem like God stopped communicating with His children once St. John put the finishing touches on the Book of Revelation. But in reality, our Lord is still speaking. And He doesn’t only … Continue reading

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God is Wild

As much as we like to think of our God as a domesticated pussycat, He’s really an untamed lion. God is wild. For more on the topic-du-jour, let’s turn to Canadian Christian singer Carolyn Arends, through whom the Almighty gave … Continue reading

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God is Holy

So far in this series, we’ve covered truths about God that tend to make us feel pretty warm and fuzzy, but today I want to cover a statement that’s a little less comfortable. Here goes: God is holy. And His … Continue reading

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God is Daddy

I’ve mentioned before that the translation of the word Abba was a watershed moment in my Christian journey. Abba is the Aramaic word for father that Jesus used when talking to God. Traditionally, it’s been translated as ‘Papa’, but some have … Continue reading

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God is Big

God is big. He has to be – after all, we established yesterday that He’s everywhere, and the universe is a pretty big place, so the God who indwells it all must also be pretty big. King David understood the bigness … Continue reading

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God is Everywhere

On his fourth great journey in life Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, travelled to Mecca. He fell asleep with his feet pointing toward the holy Kaaba, which is apparently a no-no. As the story goes, when the watchman on … Continue reading

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God Never Fails

God never fails. Never. That’s a big word, and it’s one I try not to use too often. But it’s applicable to God. And it’s a word we can take shelter under. When we put something in God’s hands, He … Continue reading

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God is Kind

It seemed like a good idea at the time. A couple of days ago, I proclaimed that God is love (Well, the Apostle John helped…), so I figured that a natural way to explore what that means would be to … Continue reading

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God is Patient

When my wife was pregnant with our kids, nine months seemed like an eternity. I so badly wanted to meet these little humanoids gestating in her tummy, to watch them squirm and giggle, and even to change their diapers. I … Continue reading

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