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Hymn Book

A Hymn for Every Occupation

If you’ve been a Christian for very long, you’ve come to cherish the hymns of the church. As regards them, I came across the following that not only made me smile, but it also reminded me of the power of the hymns and how they can speak to us all no matter where we find [...]

The Greek letters alpha and omega surround the halo of Jesus in the catacombs of Rome from the 4th century

Alpha and Omega

“‘I am the Alpha and the Omega,’ says the Lord God.’” (Revelation 1:8a) THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE STORY I was watching Pastor Jack Hayford’s TV show where he was teaching on the above verse about how it was interesting that our Lord chose this way to reveal Himself using the first (alpha) and [...]

Peter Cuts Off a Servant's Ear and Jesus Heals Him

Jesus Eyes

“And [Andrew] brought [his own brother] to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.” (John 1:42; KJV) AN AMAZING THING TO SAY What an amazing thing for Jesus to say. I mean, if anything, Peter surely [...]

Dream Eagle

The American Dream (redux)

(This blog post first appeared on September 24, 2009.) THE DREAM Early this morning I had a dream. I only remember my dreams if I wake up right after I have them. After I awoke I looked at the clock and it was 3:33 a.m. This is my dream. I saw four open pits with [...]

Tiger Shark

Shark Attack!

“I can do all things through [Jesus Christ] who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13) AWFUL TRAGEDY It’s been over a decade since tragedy struck off the coast of Hawaii. It was on Kauai’s North Shore that competitive surfer Bethany Hamilton was attacked by what was believed to have been a 10-15 foot tiger shark. The shark [...]

Russian Road Sign

Are You Going the Wrong Way?

“‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.’” (Mark 16:15) MISSING A TURN “In [an] NCAA cross-country championship held in Riverside, California, 123 of the 128 runners missed a turn. One competitor, Mike Delcavo, stayed on the 10,000 meter course and began waving for fellow runners to follow him. Delcavo was [...]

Twitter Bird

Hall of Fame Tweets (Volume 19)

Here are some popular tweets you may have missed from the A Heart For God Twitter site… God, direct my path today. Help me to not stray from the narrow road. In Jesus' name. Amen. #Tworship — aheartforgod (@aheartforgod) September 29, 2014 You just never know what God will do with your faithfulness to Him. [...]

How Majestic is Thy Name (worship chorus)

How Majestic is Thy Name (worship chorus)