Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
How Big is Your God?

How Big is Your God?

How Big is Your God?                                               My God isn’t big enough. Of course, I never actually said those words. Good Christians don’t say things like that. My God isn’t big enough. Yet that was the message communicated through my worry,...

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God is Personal !

God is Personal !

God is Personal !   Forty-five years ago, a phrase entered our collective frame of reference. Regardless of your age or economic or religious background, almost all of us can identify the source of the quote, “May the Force be with you.” Star Wars isn’t just a...

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Is God Your Co-pilot?

Is God Your Co-pilot?

Is God Your Co-pilot?   You may have seen the classic bumper sticker announcing, “God is my co-pilot!” When it comes to bumper sticker theology, that doesn’t sound half bad, does it? But bumper sticker theology is not always reliable. If I’m honest, “God is my...

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Spiritual Junk Food

Spiritual Junk Food

Spiritual Junk Food   Not sure why, but I’ve been bingeing on junk food for the past several weeks. Which is a bit ironic, considering March is National Nutrition Month. So in honor of this month, here’s a devotion excerpted from Reflections on the Names of God:...

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It Is What It Is

It Is What It Is

It Is What It Is   I have a friend who is fond of saying, “It is what it is.” She makes this observation when faced with unpleasant circumstances or situations outside of her control. I confess, that statement has always bothered me. What’s the point? The phrase...

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The People of Christmas: The Trusting

The People of Christmas: The Trusting

The People of Christmas: The Trusting   I trust gravity will keep my feet anchored to the floor when I get out of bed. I trust the light will turn on when I flip the electric switch. I trust the sun will rise tomorrow morning. There is a slight chance that one or...

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Asking the Provider to Provide

What was the last thing you asked God for? Health? Finances? A relationship? After all, one of the names God revealed for Himself in the Bible is Yahweh Jireh, our Provider, right? And let’s not forget what James wrote: “You do not have because you do not ask God”...

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But God

One of my favorite phrases in the Bible is “but God.” The phrase is peppered throughout Scripture. And it makes my heart smile every time I come across one of those verses. They bring a vertical perspective to my horizontal circumstances. They remind me that my...

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