As if verses 28-30 weren’t already one of the most precious and comforting promises we can cling to as believers, Paul keeps piling on the goodness of our Heavenly Father in verses 31-32.

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Conforming Glory

We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.  – Romans 8:28 (CSB) I love that verse.  It was my grandpa’s favorite verse.  He had a wooden plaque with that verse etched in it.  That plaque now hangs in my office, and […]

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‘Oh just wait’

We often heard when we were dating, ‘Oh just wait till you get married.’  As if when you get married, then all the romance is obliterated and shot to pieces.  When we got engaged, we heard the same thing.  Again, as if walking down the aisle was more less a walk toward the death of […]

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God: Help and Hope

“Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God…” – Psalm 146:5 (NIV84) If you’ve set aside a few minutes to read this blog post, allow me to invite you to set aside a few extra minutes and open your Bible up to Psalm 146 and read it […]

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Encouragement? Yes Please!

From Kevin Funk… If any of you who are reading this know me, you will find out that one of my spiritual gifts is the gift of encouragement.  Now I’m not saying this as some sort of pat-on-the-back comment.  I receive joy when I’m able to come along side someone in a time of need […]

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The Bigger Picture of Our Pain

This past Sunday I gave a message entitled “Hope In God”.  You can listen to the podcast HERE.  We looked at Psalms 42-43 and discussed the battle David had in his heart between the deep sorrow he felt over his circumstances and the encouragement he received in the promise of God. When tough trials hit […]

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