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What Do We Mean When We Say ‘God Is My Rock?’

I happen to live in Colorado, so it might be easier for me to grasp all of the meanings behind the phrase “God is my Rock,” than someone in Florida, say, so here is an article to help a little with that! From Crosswalk.com………….

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/spiritual-life/what-do-we-mean-when-we-say-god-is-my-rock.html

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Being Led by the Holy Spirit — Sparkling Gems from the Greek

This article makes the important point that it is one thing to ask the Holy Spirit to bless something you have already decided to do, and another to determine to wait on Him and not do anything until you hear from Him! From Crosswalk.com…………..

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Sparkling Gems from the Greek — A Partner To Help You When You Don’t Know How To Pray!

In this article from Rick Renner, rather than focus on one or two words in the Greek in a New Testament passage, he looks at Romans 8:26 as a whole. From Crosswalk.com…………………………..

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10 Bible verses about anxiety

Oh my goodness…this world certainly produces a lot of anxiety! But thank God we are not left powerless in the face of our inner and outer anxieties. From First15…..

10 Bible verses about anxiety https://www.first15.org/06/29/10-bible-verses-about-anxiety/

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Yahweh Shalom — The Lord Is Peace

I enjoy these articles from writer Ann Spangler on the Names of God. This one is Yahweh Shalom/The Lord is Peace…………….

Yahweh Shalom — The Lord Is Peace

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The value of one

To God, every one is of great and precious value. A devotional from Stuart Briscoe and Telling The Truth…………………..

https://www.tellingthetruth.org/read/individual-post/read/2021/08/10/the-value-of-one

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Surrendering to God’s Wisdom

This is a great, concise article/devotion from Randy Alcorn. I think the problem that many atheists have with coming to faith in God is a stubborn refusal to accept that God is greater than we are and does not owe us answers to any and all of our questions. At some point, we have to choose to believe that God is God so He is wiser, more patient, kinder and more just and right than we can ever be. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries………………….

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God Doesn’t Get Tired Of Answering Prayer

And thank God for that! From Seth Lewis……………………..

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10 Things You Should Know about the Presence of God

I personally take a lot of comfort from the scriptural truth of the presence of God, and this article is a great summation of this! Here is a takeaway for me: “Scripture is clear that all of life—and, principally, the gospel life—is about being in God’s relational presence. This is why David proclaims, ‘in your presence there is fullness of joy, at your right hand are pleasures forevermore’ (Ps 16:11).” From Crossway……………………..

https://www.crossway.org/articles/10-things-you-should-know-about-the-presence-of-god/

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Through Faith, We Can Know the Voice of God — Dallas Willard

Faith helps us know the voice of God

If you wish to know the voice of God as it comes to you individually, simply allow yourself to trust God to lead you into that. Ask God to speak to you and then wait attentively. He will probably speak to you clearly. But you have to understand and believe that this is even possible. Otherwise your faith will not rise to it, and you will not have the opportunity to learn. The reason I emphasize this here is because, when your friend asks about your relationship with God and the reason for your hope, you don’t want to be in the position of saying, “Well, he never speaks to me, but he speaks to lots of other people.”

From The Allure of Gentleness: Defending the Faith in the Manner of Jesus. Copyright © 2015 by Dallas Willard. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.