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Posts tagged ‘Following’

Discerning God’s Path

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

In the last week I’ve received three messages from three different friends who are each weighing a decision regarding read more here

Walking on the Edge

This is “Delicate Arch” in Arches National Park. And this is the story of why I did not take this photo.
This is what the hike looked like from near the trailhead:

Brian and I were informed that this was a moderately strenuous hike with only 850’ in elevation change. Since we’re healthy, and we got an early start, we were continue here

Who is Walking Whom?

We say we want to follow God. We say we want him to lead us, but do we really?

I think we think we do. However, continue here

I Disagree…

In just a moment I’m going to say something, and some of you will disagree with me. How will you respond?

As best I can tell these days, there are pretty much three continue here

 Training Trumps Teaching

In every interaction, in every conversation, in every social media post or like, someone is training someone.

Who is training you? What are they training you to do or think? How are they training you to behave? And in what ways are you training other people?

This is a huge continue here


It never ceases to amaze me how the Lord God works things out for our good and for his glory.

Take for example this past weekend: several months ago a friend in Sicily contacted me and asked if continue here

Seeing Clearly

blog242pic1We all know the ending to the Gospel of John and oh, how we love the wonderful reinstatement of Peter. The three times Jesus commissions Peter to feed his sheep beautifully parallel the three times Peter denied Jesus. Nevertheless, have you pondered the next thing Peter says to Jesus?

Peter turned and saw that the disciple whom Jesus loved was following them. When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” – John 21:20a, 21 NIV

Yep. Peter turned around, and said, (and I paraphrase), “OK, Jesus, I got it, you know I love you, I’ll feed your sheep, I’ll be led to a death I don’t want, I’ll follow you – but, what about continue here

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