Belinda Jo “BJ” Mathias (Mississippi)
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We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 (NIV)
I never thought about the absolute necessity of an anchor until I stood aboard a 1935, 45-foot, double-masted sailing vessel watching dark storm clouds roll in above the Chesapeake Bay. The clouds obscured the sun’s light from above, as choppy seas tossed us about. In the midst of that storm,...
“God is our refuge and strength” (Ps. 46:1).
Those who work on the sea
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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