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Record-Breaking Heat Waves

Record-Breaking Heat Waves

Last weekend we had three days that were over 100. Saturday’s high was 108; Sunday’s was 112, and on Monday, we scorched at 116. The highest temperature ever recorded in Portland was 107 and that was three times–once in July 1965 and twice in August...
For Now . . . But Then

For Now . . . But Then

“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” 1 Cor. 13:12. It was about noon on Friday, and we were returning home from the west side. Carl asked me if I wanted to go...

Boldness

Reading some more in the Book of Acts — Four things stand out to me this morning and my spirit is breathing them in. Peter is full of the Holy Spirit. It is evident that Peter and John have been with Jesus. The miracle, that has spread to all who dwell in...

I Speak Jesus

Reading in the Book of Acts this morning… Following the miracle of the man at the Beautiful Gate, Peter responds to the people who gather in Solomon’s porch: “And His name, through faith in His name [Jesus’ name], has made this man strong, whom...
Be Anxious for Nothing

Be Anxious for Nothing

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus,…”...

Bless the Lord

On this first Sunday of 2021, I’m speaking to myself (actually, commanding myself) with the words of the psalmist– Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, Bless His holy name! (Psalms 103) I am committed to awaken each day with these words in...