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God Fixes Cars

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Spiritual Foundation | 2 comments

God Fixes Cars

One bright autumn morning I needed to take our son for his weekly oncology visit, but our family sedan wouldn’t start. When I turned the key, all I heard was a click. I started to react and feel sorry for myself: Here I am alone, with a tremendous responsibility on my shoulders. My husband couldn’t help me—he was on a six week assignment in New York City. I stayed behind in San Diego to care for the children. Then I remembered God and turned to him, “Lord help me,” I pleaded. “Please start this car.” I turned the key, but the car refused to start. I couldn’t believe this was happening to me....

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You Can Experience a God of Power

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Spiritual Foundation | 2 comments

You Can Experience a God of Power

My experiences with a living God began to change me. I’d known about God all my life, but now I’d directly experienced his presence and power for myself. My faith no longer rested on someone else’s experience. I felt so excited, I wanted to tell everyone, especially my husband Jerry. But somehow I sensed that I wasn’t  to say much about my encounter with the Holy Spirit. For the next few months I went quietly about my life. During this time, the Bible became alive to me; I couldn’t seem get enough of it. Even Deuteronomy!  My prayers changed, they carried more confidence and authority. I...

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The Holy Spirit Comes

Posted by on Sep 1, 2013 in Spiritual Foundation | 0 comments

The Holy Spirit Comes

Our search for God often begins with a crisis. We encounter something that we don’t have the resources or power to handle. For me, it was my child’s diagnosis of leukemia. I knew then that, if I didn’t find a living God, I would never survive this. My search brought me to the realization that I needed the Holy Spirit. This was the reason Nancy was visiting me. She now read more words from Jesus: For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks, finds…Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake, will he? Or if he is asked for an egg, he will not...

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Can God Lie?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Spiritual Foundation | 2 comments

Can God Lie?

In a recent post (“I Find The Key”) I told about Nancy emphasizing the importance of faith in God’s kingdom. Here are the steps she used to help me find the key to the path of life. First, she read aloud the words of Jesus: Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.… What man is there among you, when his son asks him for a loaf, will give him a stone? Or, if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who...

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