Category Archives: Affliction

Facing the Fire and Living with Lions (Part 2)

Daniel 3.8-12; 16-26; 6.3-10; 14-24 This is the second of a three part devotional series on standing Strong in the Midst of Your Trials Have you read chapters 3 and 6 of the Book of Daniel?  In those chapters, you … Continue reading

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A Delayed Salvation

“who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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Trusting in the God Who Cares

A Sermon from Exodus 3.7-8; Psalm 145.1-3, 18-21; Luke 1.68, 4.16-21; Hebrews 2.10-14, Delivered at First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, TN, October 21, 2007   Introduction to the Reading   Today we will read about a part of God’s character that … Continue reading

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What God Starts, God Completes

About two years ago, Christian Focus Publications of Scotland approached me about writing an autobiography. I resisted at first, thinking that (1) I was too young for such a thing; and (2) I had not lived a life interesting enough … Continue reading

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God Knows Your Name

The following was delivered, in Albanian, to the adolescent orphans at the Hope for the World orphanage in Tirana, Albania. I have previously posted the Albanian version, and I now offer it in English. It is my great honor to … Continue reading

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PERËNDIA E DI EMRIN TËND (God Knows Your Name)

I delivered this message to teens in the Hope for the World Albanian orphanage in Tirana, Albania in late May of 2007. I sought to identify my own childhood as an orphan with theirs. And I gave this message in … Continue reading

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Out of Our Minds

When they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus’ feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. Luke 8.35 NIV The story of the man of the … Continue reading

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