Search Results for: "Exodus 15:"

Spring Runoff

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

When the snow finally melts, the water from the tap in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, starts to taste terrible. It's brown and turbid from mud and silt stirred up by the now faster-flowing Red Deer River that intersects our city. Dead and … Read more

God's Medicine Bag

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Some of us recall those days when a doctor made house calls, carrying a black bag stocked with medicines. After he assessed our trouble, we'd be offered a suitable remedy. Today, house calls have been replaced with clinic visits or perhaps … Read more

Songs Of Praise

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Praise God for the gift of music! Singing songs of praise can lift our spirits and fill us with His joy. I love to sing and give glory to God through praise songs and hymns. I play my favourite CDs when we are in the car. Lately, I have … Read more

Bitter Water And Living Water

Saturday, October 12, 2019

One Sunday in August, we went to a rural church. In the bathroom, there was a sign that said, "Do not drink the tap water". There are various reasons why water is not fit for human consumption. For example, although the water may taste … Read more

"Now" Faith

Thursday, May 19, 2011

In 1996, I became so ill that eventually I had Red Cross homemaker service and used a wheelchair. Slow death was my future. In desperation, I asked people of the church to pray for me. My husband prayed. Today, at … Read more

The Waters Of Marah

Friday, February 6, 2009

Israel's incident at "Marah", which means "bitter", can be compared to many of life's experiences as we journey through the wilderness of this world. If you are like most people, there probably have been hardships in your life when you … Read more

Press The Button

Sunday, February 19, 2006

I was warned that the surgery results could be bad. Yes, the cancer would be removed, but my face might be seriously disfigured. I was a speaker, working both in person and on television. This was devastating news. I expected … Read more

When God Used Pebbles To Direct Our Path

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

It's been over a year since our daughter had surgery in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for a serious form of cancer. More surgeries, biopsies, and treatments have followed, but when the anniversary date rolled around, I bowed my head in thanksgiving … Read more

The Lord Is My Strength

Thursday, June 19, 2003

It will be seven years in September since it all began. I began to hear voices inside my head, on one side. All medical avenues have been pursued, various tests done, and various conditions ruled out. The doctors now say … Read more

Your Daily Kick In The Pants (1)

Wednesday, August 21, 2002

I must reluctantly wonder whether the average person checking in on a daily devotional seeks praise instead of reproof, and a pat on the back instead of a kick in the pants. However, I'm finding that I'm continually judging myself, … Read more

One Big Parcel

Saturday, December 15, 2001

Christmas is an exciting, mystical time of year when we spend a great deal of time preparing, decorating, buying presents, and colourfully, tenderly wrapping them. I love baking puddings, Christmas cakes and candy, putting up the tree, and decorating it … Read more

The Power Of God And The Beauty Of Holiness

Tuesday, November 6, 2001

One late summer's day, it took me ages to get home because traffic was stalled along the way, on account of the local air show. The "Snowbirds", a precision team of fliers from the Royal Canadian Air Force, were swooping … Read more

People Need The Lord

Thursday, November 1, 2001

As a result of the events that have taken place in the world over the last six weeks, I have been thinking quite a bit about leadership. What makes a leader? What draws us to a leader? In this country, … Read more

The Peace Of Christmas

Wednesday, December 16, 1998

As a child growing up in a godless household, with a single mother trying to raise six children, including four adult male alcoholics, I dreaded Christmas. Not for me was the anticipation of presents under the tree, nor the feeling … Read more

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