The following devotional was written by my stepmother* Buy Indometacin No Prescription, for a publication at her church, a Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The LORD said, "Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by."
Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, 250mg Indometacin, Indometacin australia, but the LORD was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire, Indometacin coupon, Indometacin craiglist, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper, 1000mg Indometacin. Indometacin japan, When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave.
- 1 Kings 19:11-13a (NIV)
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As we are on our Emmaus walk between two of the most powerful acts of God in the New Testament-- Christâ€™s resurrection and his ascension--letâ€™s not miss the quiet â€œwhisperâ€ times as well. The Bibleâ€™s stories of the appearances of Jesus between these two great events seem to indicate both the spectacular (the catch of fish) and the quieter times: a shared meal, 150mg Indometacin, 100mg Indometacin, a conversation while walking along the road.
In all the times of our lives--the dramatic events of an illness, death or crisis, Indometacin overseas, Indometacin uk, or the mundane, everyday â€œwho needs to be where at what timeâ€ routine--God speaks to us, Indometacin india. Buy Indometacin No Prescription, Sometimes he speaks loudly and gets our attention. 50mg Indometacin, Other times, he whispers.
The only way to hear a whisper, 20mg Indometacin, 30mg Indometacin, of course, is to be quiet, Indometacin ebay. 750mg Indometacin, To quiet our souls in a time of Bible reading, meditation or prayer, Indometacin usa. To be still enough to hear a bird or watch a sunset or marvel at the stars. To watch a child sleep and to imagine all that God has in mind for him. To sit quietly with a friend who needs not all the answers to her questions, just the presence of someone who cares and is listening alongside of her. Maybe itâ€™s even as simple as a walk without a cell phone or an iPod.
In the midst of the busyness of my life, Iâ€™m trying to be more open to hearing God in the gentle breeze.
Can you hear the whisper?
â€œLet us be silent that we may hear the whisper of Godâ€
Ralph Waldo Emerson
*Though I suspect that they're all, in fact, made of straw, we've been hearing lately about "some Southern Baptists" who believe that there is never any context in which a woman may teach a man anything, ever. If you're one of these (I suspect mythical) Southern Baptists, please discontinue reading..
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