Tag Archives: God

Don’t Forget About God!

We are going through some very difficult times world-wide. With so many unknowns about the virus which threatens us, it tends to make people uneasy.

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Fooling God?

Alan Smith tells several interesting stories about below average criminals in a recent Thought for the Day:

  • When two service station attendants in Ionia, Michigan, refused to hand over the cash to an intoxicated robber, the man threatened to call the police. They still refused, so the robber called the police and was arrested.
  • A pair of Michigan robbers entered a record store, waving their revolvers in the air. One yelled “Nobody moves!” His partner moved, so . . . he shot him. “I was a little nervous,” he was quoted as saying.

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God Uses Broken Things

If something is broken, we generally discard it. However, God uses broken things to accomplish His purposes.

God used broken pitchers (Judges 7). Gideon conquered the Midianites by putting their lamps within pitchers; at his direction, the soldiers broke their pitchers and revealed the light, which greatly confused the Midianites, and they were defeated. The light of truth is often hidden by error, and it is when the error is broken that the light is revealed. Continue reading