Monthly Archives for February 2009

Wisdom and grace

God seems to have this habit of messing up my plans.   He seems to prefer His plans to mine … funny thing, He seems to think He can act like God …  This happens in many areas of my life, … Continue reading

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28. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Affecting genetics through prayer?

A recent National Post article reports on groundbreaking research at McGill University.   The research seems to show that physical and emotional abuse in childhood can alter the genetic code of a child.  The same team has previously done other research … Continue reading

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26. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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In God’s image : different gifts

One of the aspects of the way God has created us that can be either frustrating or rewarding is the fact that everyone is different.   You may find some people frustrating to deal with because they don’t respond to situations … Continue reading

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25. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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In God’s image : made for a purpose

This is one of a series of posts exploring the topic of our human nature.   In this series I want to take a look at the concept that we are made in God’s image, and explore some implications of that … Continue reading

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24. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Made in God’s image

In my next few posts I want to expore the topic of our human nature.   Since people are usually interested in themselves, these topics could be good discussion starters for small groups. Let’s start with the concept that we are … Continue reading

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23. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Asking the right questions about prayer

Marion and I are part of a small group that has been doing a study of the latest book by Philip Yancey.  It’s a look at the activity of prayer, and asks the question “Does prayer make any difference?”  I’ve been … Continue reading

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19. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Who made the hyacinth?

Last week I bought a hyacinth plant for my wife.  It was still in bud at the time, and we couldn’t tell what colour the blooms would be.   This morning she showed me, with great delight, that the buds were … Continue reading

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18. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Is your marriage fireproof?

When I came home from work on Friday I discovered that my wife had rented the movie Fireproof.   I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of quality from a movie that had been produced as a ministry tool (some … Continue reading

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16. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Why I need to worship

Worship settles my heart and gives me God’s perspective Worship fills me with joy and peace Worship changes my heart Nothing else helps me see God’s Kingdom the way worship does Worship draws me into the presence of the Almighty … Continue reading

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10. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Questions about spiritual gifts

I am preparing some notes for a seminar that Marion and I will be offering to the small group leaders at our church.  The seminar is titled Understanding and Releasing Spiritual Gifts.  In preparation for this I have been asking myself some questions about spiritual gifts.  … Continue reading

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08. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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