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Asking for a Sign

Asking for a Sign

Isaiah 7:10 – Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask the Lord your God for a sign, whether in the deepest depths or the highest heights.” God is always there. Always. No matter what. In our struggles or victories, we can count on the fact that He is there for us. Even more so, in this verse, He seems willing to remind us of that if we just ask Him to show us a sign. I realize I’m adding context…

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Interesting Struggles

Interesting Struggles

Yesterday, I wrote about our prayer for God to “make it obvious.” God answered our prayer and we moved to Pittsburgh. Everything in our life was smooth sailing with the move – clearly He was watching over us in every way. Everything was easy until it came time to find a church home. Ironic, no? Before we even came to town, we did research trying to find a church home – as much as one can find a church home…

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Make It Obvious

Make It Obvious

In the spring of 2011, my wife and I were living in northern Virginia. We were happily living in northern Virginia I might add. Then, an opportunity presented itself in Pittsburgh. My wife and I never once envisioned living in Pittsburgh. And, initially, we didn’t even consider it. But for some reason, it kept coming up. So, we prayed about it. The only thing we prayed for was for God to “make it obvious.” We prayed a specific prayer and…

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Inquiring of the Lord

Inquiring of the Lord

In our Bible study, we’ve been going through the book of 1 Samuel – a recommendation from my father. 1 Samuel, for the most part, tracks the lives of Samuel, Saul, and David. From the minute that David enters the frame, there are two things that are obvious. David is a warrior for the Lord David is in constant communication with God The second part is what has stuck out the most for me as a consistent theme. Each and…

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