Search Results for: "Exodus 4:"

Eloquent Phrases

February 27, 2013

I love to write, but admittedly, words don't always flow easily from my mind out through my fingertips. For those who know me as a jabber-box, that might be a bit of a surprise, but feeling inadequate is my Achilles heel when it comes to …( read more )

Bit By Bit

March 16, 2012

During the winter months, watering our livestock becomes quite a chore as two five-gallon pails of water must be carried from the house to the corral, lifted over the fence, and poured into the drinking tub. At first, I hate … (read more)

The Goat Herder

November 21, 2009

One of my dachshunds has a special gift. Hoss is a goat herder. With his extremely short legs, long body, and the typically large head of the wire-haired variety, people often find Hoss's appearance quite comical, and at first glance, … (read more)

God's Sovereign Control

July 24, 2006

Already having a healthy girl, we assumed that when I became pregnant again eighteen months later, all would be plain sailing. We should never assume, though. God could have different plans — and in our case, He did. After another … (read more)

Who Me – Teach In Sunday School?

August 22, 2004

I had been a Christian for a very short time when I was approached to become a Sunday School teacher. Having been raised in England during World War II, my knowledge of the Bible was very scanty, as all children's … (read more)

Calling

June 14, 2004

Many years ago, I preached a sermon in Maybole, Scotland, on God's call. A visitor from Northern Ireland was in the congregation. His name was Tom, and he was a successful director of a civil engineering firm. The sermon had … (read more)

A Moses Moment

January 25, 2004

It was September already, and the curling season was fast approaching. While I had enjoyed this sport in the past, I was now having my doubts. I was a year older, I had gained some extra pounds while vacationing in … (read more)

Stand Beside Me

September 12, 1999

Almost two years ago, our nine-year-old Stephanie read a scripture reading during the worship service. It was a long reading taken from Exodus 4:1-17. That September Sunday, the church was full. Stephanie walked up to the lectern so that she … (read more)

There Is Strength In Weakness

July 31, 1999

I begin this devotional with the last part of the scripture: "O Lord, please send someone else to do it." These words fit the way I felt the first time I went to the hospital to work as a "worship … (read more)

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