Monthly Archives: January 2013

#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 49

Secondly, God can bring together ordinary circumstances in an extraordinary way.  He does not have to work outside of the normal course of nature to accomplish these ends.  This is why some people call this kind of work “providence,” as … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 48

Since God’s divine option is infinite, it is unlikely any of us will ever find a way to describe it fully.  Still, I feel compelled to venture into three areas in which we are repeatedly amazed. First, God can change … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 47

The “Law of Possibilities” reminds us the scope of God’s providential means and methods are beyond human comprehension.  This is the reality I have also referred to as God’s “divine option.”  I am convinced the process of growing in our … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 46

I am confident nothing we have yet to discover about God will equal or rise above Jesus crucified, buried and risen.  We do, however, have many things to learn, and every new lesson deepens our faith.  In our faith conversations … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 45

I have watched people agonize over what might have been lacking in their faith that led God to let a loved one die, or some other tragedy to transpire.  I remind them trials are not necessarily a sign that one … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 44

Then how do we grow in faith?  What did the disciples lack in their fishing boat that caused Jesus to be critical, and how were they supposed to fix the problem?  I propose they would not have grown had they … Continue reading

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#2 Pencil Faith – Entry 43

My #2 Pencil Faith illustration originally grew out of an attempt to calm the nerves of people I met who believed their walk with the Lord had come to an impasse.  Some feared a complete meltdown of faith and wondered … Continue reading

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