Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Reflection of Him

Created in God’s likeness, that is, as a mirror of Him God reflects His desires and His will in us. The Son came to reveal the Father and show what kind of person He is and what kind of person … Continue reading

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Mary & Martha

By Andrea Garzon & Ole Henrik Skjelstad “When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was” (John 11:6). Jesus’ ministry wasn’t characterized by predetermined patterns or formulas. He … Continue reading

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Praying in Esau’s Garments

We find in the scriptures some startling promises concerning prayer, notably in the context of Jesus own prayers. It was Martha who said: I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you. Some moments later Jesus prayed: … Continue reading

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Our Personal Armageddon

By Andrea Garzon & Ole Henrik Skjelstad For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea (Hab 2:14). We start out our new life with grave clothes covering … Continue reading

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If You Only Would Believe

Take away the stone, Jesus said. Didn’t I tell you that if you only would believe you would see the glory of God, He countered Martha’s objections and whose mind couldn’t take in such a miracle that her brother dead … Continue reading

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Lot’s Daughters

(I wrote this entry a month ago, but have been hesitant to publish it on my blog. However, I feel prompted to do so now. I don’t think this is meant for everyone. If you feel an inclination towards reading it … Continue reading

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Joseph – Our Hope in Adverse Circumstances

In the dungeon every wall conveyed the same message to Joseph. The walls firmly and decisively mocked his dream with a resounding NO. Wherever Joseph turned he faced a wall of circumstances that contested his hope and tried to devastate … Continue reading

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Jonah

I have always been fascinated by Jonah. We know how he made an attempt at running away from God’s will as he had a will of his own. He entered a ship and a storm blew up, and because of … Continue reading

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What is Mine

What is mine and what is God’s is a question we tend to pose. We try to put up some sort of distinction where there is none. The paradox is that everything is fully mine and at the same time … Continue reading

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The Inner Image

In Adam the lust after outward things was awakened when he entered the wrath of God by becoming a partaker of Satan’s will. It is in this image the law was given to the old man whose appetites and desires … Continue reading

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