God’s Faithfulness

Genesis 13:2-18 // Where Do We Fit in God’s Story?

Who are you? If you had to submit a written answer for this question, what would you write? There are many ways we go about identifying ourselves. You might identify yourself as the father/mother of so-and-so or American or a teenager. You might identify yourself with your social standing (“I’m one of the popular ones”) …

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God’s Covenant: Security in an Insecure World | Genesis 9:8-17

People go through a cycle of bolting themselves from one shakeable and unreliable object to another for security, never finding rest for their souls. But not so for us, because – through Jesus Christ – we have been bolted to God Himself in the new covenant. The only immovable things in this world are the …

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Fightings and Fears

Written by Dawn Rutan One day recently while reading a fictional story, I encountered the sentence, “Don’t try to fight alone.” As I moved on through the paragraph, I realized what I had heard in my mind was, “Try not to fight alone,” and I knew that was a very different idea. It’s not unlike …

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Just a Little Faith

Written by Dawn Rutan I was thinking this afternoon of some hymn lyrics that are often hard to sing without lying. I started flipping through the hymnal and came across several songs that fit the category. One that struck me several weeks ago was “Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him, how I’ve proved Him o’er …

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All or None

Written by Dawn Rutan As I’m reading through the Psalms again, one particular word caught my attention in Psalm 25—“all.” It occurs a few times, but the first one I noticed was verse 10, “All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness…” (ESV). Not just a few or some, but all. Even …

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