'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'"
Chasing chickens is not for the faint of heart! NFL defenses
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There is a reason we associate extreme fearfulness with these fleet fowl: it is extremely hard to even get near them before they take flight! Comparing people to chickens, however, is a pretty accurate way of describing our extreme reluctance to draw near to our Maker who would be our Master. Because our hearts are so far removed and our eyes so focused on our own security, little can we see the devotion in the face behind the hand extended to save us from our own folly.
But there is a price to pay for morbid devotion to our own self-preservation...
1.(of a place) deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness. e.g., "a desolate moor"
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"It is hard on God, when His children will not let him give; when they carry themselves so that he must withhold His hand, lest he harm them. To take no care that they acknowledge whence their help comes, would be to leave them worshippers of idols, trusters in that which is not.”