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All posts tagged Holy Spirit

What is My Utmost for His Highest?

So, what is My Utmost for His Highest? I laughed out loud and asked the question after glancing through my list of blog posts. If you’re not familiar with the devotional, you might not know why I write about it all the time. Here are some descriptions and explanations A devotional My Utmost for His Highest at […]

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Oswald Chambers’ Birthday

Last week we looked at Biddy’s birthday, this week we celebrate Oswald’s! The two were born 11 days shy of nine years apart–Oswald entering the world in Scotland on July 24, 1874. The seventh of eight children of Reverend Clarence and Hannah Chambers, Oswald had four sisters and three brothers. Oswald grew up in a busy household, […]

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How I Recognize God’s Voice

I heard God’s voice today. Oh, not in an audible way, but in a clearly recognizable way. This is how. As a writer, I understand “voice” is a term for how I differentiate my characters from each other in a manuscript. Readers should be able to read my dialogue and recognize which character is speaking without being told–because they […]

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WHY Study the Bible? 5 Reasons

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“I don’t understand about Bible study. I read it once, isn’t that enough?” My acquaintance’s earnest question made me laughed out loud. Um, no. I’ve studied the Bible since I became a Christian in the dark ages of my teen years. I’ve led, facilitated or taught Bible study for 30 years. I read it daily. […]

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Safeguards: Bible and Imagination

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What safeguards do imaginative teachers and writers use when turning to the Bible? I talked about imagination and the Bible in my last post here. But because we believe the Bible is truth, it’s important to accurately understand it and to be careful not to let our imaginations run wild. Can heresy can come from an […]

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