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Posts tagged with ‘devotional’

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The Unthinkable

by Jim Wallace

The unthinkable happened this morning. We ran out of toilet paper. The thought is sobering enough, but before your imagination runs wild, let me assure you that the crisis was averted. First, it was an epidemic (in two bathrooms only), and not a pandemic (the third bathroom had some).  And Jeanie did come to my […]

Covid-19, the Fear of the Lord & Unbelieving Friends

by Jim Wallace

“Oh, oh, I’m getting scared. . .  It could be true.”  It was a landmark statement, considering its source.  He was a 20-year old cook, a self-professed hedonist, self-assured that there would be no consequence in this life or the next for his “if it feels good, do it” lifestyle. I was a 33-year-old seminary […]

Maximizing Your Time in God’s Word

by Jim Wallace

“For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12). I was so excited to hear that at least a couple […]

Redeeming the Time . . .

by Jim Wallace

Suddenly, we Americans, in an unprecedented fashion, have been given an unexpected treasure that we have often complained we rarely have enough of—free time. How often have we complained that we simply don’t have enough time?  How often do we excuse ourselves from things we would otherwise like to do because of a lack of […]

No Greater Love . . .

by Jim Wallace

I watched Sunday night as White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, was interviewed by CBS News Anchor Norah O’Donnell.  The White House had just issued a Coronavirus Advisory urging Americans not to attend group meetings consisting of more than 50 people—a number that was lowered to 10 by Monday afternoon. O’Donnell asked Dr. […]