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The Crooked Things in Life

The crooked things are our uncomfortable, or painful, experiences that either do not ________________ as we wish they would, or that leave lasting _____________. The eye of _____________ sees that if God has made soemthing crooked, and wants it to stay that way, ___________________________. The eye of faith sees that is God wants it crooked, […]

Trusting God in Barren Times

1:1 There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite. 2 He had two wives. The name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other, Peninnah. And Peninnah had children, but […]

Plowing for a Harvest

Ruth 1:19-22 19 So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. And when they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them. And the women said, “Is this Naomi?” 20 She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with […]

A Bigger Picture

Romans 8:28-39 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those whom […]