Posts Tagged with "trust"

Whispers

Friday, June 17, 2011

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Once upon a time, I sat next to a girl in a class in which the desks were two-person desks. Often the teacher would go around the room and randomly ask quiz-type questions of students. And often when the girl I sat next to would hesitate or seem to be stuck, I would lean closer […]

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The End of Hiding

Friday, March 18, 2011

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Remember playing hide and seek when we were kids?   I used to get a lot of games in with my children Madelyn and Brian.  As I softly crept through the hallway, the tension mounted for both the seeker and the hidden.  The questions abound – “Where are they this time? (The same places they […]

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The Biggest Sinners

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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So I know that I am late in grasping the phenomenon of the television show The Biggest Loser (the finale was last night). But having watched just a few episodes, I wanted to share some interesting spiritual connections. As you may know it is a reality show where people who are dangerously overweight, with professional […]

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Abandon

Friday, September 10, 2010

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I remember my Uncle Chappy telling me a very poignant story from his service in Vietnam. He was a lieutenant in the Army and he explained to me that he committed to the men in his platoon that he would never ask them to do something that he wouldn’t do such as taking a forward […]

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Every Step

Friday, August 13, 2010

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Hello: This is part update, part Living Water. Over the last few months I have been working on a second book. As you may know, my first book, Giving Faith a Second Chance: Restarts, Mulligans and Do-Overs came out in 2007. To learn more about it please visit www.christopherbwolf.com. I am also working on having […]

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The Reach

Friday, July 31, 2009

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Mark 5 The Reach     “Jerry” was desperate.   His daughter was deathly ill. He needed help fast. He needed a miracle.   Likewise, there was a woman who had suffered for years. But it wouldn’t go away. She had tried everything. She was alone. She was out of money and it wasn’t getting […]

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Now What?

Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Life is about moments.   And there are certain kinds of moments.   There are the moments when we are facing unknown territory – whether by choice or by circumstances. Moments like graduations, marriages, new jobs or promotions, birth of children. Other moments like losing jobs, a devastating diagnosis, loss of financial resources, divorce or […]

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Peace in the Storm

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Peace in the storm (remix of Sunday’s message, for audio, http://www.firstgrandville.org/dl.cfm?file=02_08_09_In_The_Storm.mp3)     Back before satellite, Doppler radar and “Stormtracker” technology, it was kind of hard to tell, when a storm was coming, its severity, and when it would be over.   Along our journeys in life, wouldn’t be nice to have a life storm […]

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A Quieting Love

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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Zephaniah 3:17 A Quieting Love   “The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17     In a word…assurance.   In so many ways today, we are looking […]

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Naming and Tearing

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

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Naming and Tearing Remix of Sunday’s Message “Tearing Down Idols” (audio available at – http://www.firstgrandville.org/content.cfm?id=213&category_id=4) Exodus 32:1-14; Luke 18:18-24   The story goes that a guy, who has everything going for him, comes up to Jesus and asks a very important question, “What do I need to do to have eternal life?” He goes on […]

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