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Prayer Team

The Broken Renewed by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team God is the ultimate Reorganizer, Reducer, Renewer, and Recycler. He loves to upscale broken people into beautiful creations for amazing purposes. My hummingbird feeder, made of recycled pieces of colored glass, is a joy to behold. A friend gave me a trinket bowl in the same motif, saying, “When I saw this …

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Prayer Team

Faith in Perseverance by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team As Christian writers, we all feel besieged at times. Many things can thwart our desire to write. I recently felt overwhelmed by trying to meet the demands of eldercare for three family members. This reminded me of hearing a woman complain bitterly: “Didn’t God say He would keep us from going …

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God Keeps Faith Forever

by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team Member “ How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, who made heaven and earth, the sea and all that is in them; who keeps faith forever” (Psalm 146:5–6 nasb, italics added for emphasis). Our hope anchors in our relationship with God, the …

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OCW Prayer

Broken Pieces by Eva Gibson, OCW Prayer Team Last summer God brought me a blessing as I told a group of preschoolers the story of Jesus feeding the hungry crowd of men, women, and children who had followed Him. Right away I noticed five-year-old Danny as he sat cross-legged on the rug. As I told of hungry men, women, and children …

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OCW Prayer

Simple Prayers That Touch God’s Heart by Eva Gibson, OCW Prayer Team Last winter I experienced a serious lack of time for extended prayer. Both of my brothers developed serious health issues, and I felt overwhelmed and weary as I juggled new caregiving responsibilities: hospital visits, doctor appointments, special meals, and just being there. My days raced out of control …

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