The Prince George’s Post

“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away.” (Matt 25:14-15) The Prince George’s Post By Stephen W. Hiemstra When I […]

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8. Prayers of a Life in Tension by Stephen W. Hiemstra

Father God, Beloved Son, Holy Spirit, We praise you for your example in life. In you, the law and the prophets are fulfilled, not in words, but in actions. We are no longer without hope—good news is preached; broken hearts are healed; liberty is proclaimed for the captives. In you, there is jubilee;  in you, there is […]

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King Street

It is not good that the man should be alone (Gen 2:18 ESV) King Street By Stephen W. Hiemstra I learned to ride a bike when we lived on King Street, but I mostly remember the wall that I ran into first. The wall was next to a turn in the sidewalk And it was […]

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7. Prayers of a Life in Tension by Stephen W. Hiemstra

Oh dear Lord, I give thanks that you are ever near to me—not too proud to linger with your servant and call me friend. Bless me with your spirit of humility and generosity—generous in time, generous in friendship, and generous in sharing yourself. Keep me safe from bad company; keep me safe from pious arrogance; keep me […]

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Bugs and Shells

Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. (Gen 2:19 ESV) Bugs and Shells By Stephen W. Hiemstra Dad collected things that were just amazing. He shot rabbits and […]

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The Seat

Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will […]

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