God of Surprises

Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.” (Genesis 9:16)Whenever I see a rainbow, it takes my breath away. In the Treasure Valley we are often blessed with double rainbows after those evening summer storms that flare up out of nowhere. Now, we understand the “science” behind the light refracting through the water droplets left in the atmosphere that causes this beautiful phenomenon.…

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The Spirit Prays for Us

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. (NIV) (Romans 8:26-27)I am the office manager at Hope Lutheran Church, and I feel honored that I have been invited to write for TVprays.org. Several years…

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