Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
He is Mine: Experiencing God’s Attributes

He is Mine: Experiencing God’s Attributes

He is Mine: Experiencing God’s Attributes   Our culture offers a variety of opinions as to who God is, presuming they even acknowledge the existence of God. So when you read the Bible, how do you apply the descriptions of God found on its pages? How do you...

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Nowhere to Hide

Nowhere to Hide

Nowhere to Hide   Similar to other states, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has an “eye in the sky”—and there’s nowhere to hide. Drivers often slow their speed as they approach areas with a reputation for speed traps. Once they pass a spot where troopers have...

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Three Ministries of the Holy Spirit

Three Ministries of the Holy Spirit

Three Ministries of the Holy Spirit   Navigating this crazy world as a follower of Christ is becoming more and more difficult. And these days, I need all the help I can get. The Bible has a lot to say about the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of a...

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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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