Author Archives: Roger E. Bruner

About Roger E. Bruner

Roger Bruner worked as a teacher, job counselor, and programmer analyst before retiring to write Christian fiction full-time. A guitarist and songwriter, he is active in his church choir, church praise team, and nursing home ministry. Roger also enjoys reading, web design, mission trips, photography, and spending time with his wonderful wife, Kathleen. Roger’s young adult novels, Found in Translation and Lost in Dreams, came out in 2011. The Devil and Pastor Gus just came out, and he has eight unpublished manuscripts.

Such Good News

Tell your family and your friends that God is real. Tell your neighbors all around that God is real. Tell each person you encounter God is real. Can you keep such good news to yourself? Tell your family and your … Continue reading

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God’s Words

God’s words are like the rain and snow That fall on dry, thirsty ground, So seeds can be planted and crops be grown To bring forth a plentiful yield. As the Word of God goes around the earth And drenches … Continue reading

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Psalm 40 (Part Four)

At the assembling of Your people together, Lord, I will sing glad songs of salvation. Good news like that cannot be kept a secret; I’ll not be silent till everyone knows that You are the giver of eternal life. You … Continue reading

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Psalm 40 (Part Three)

What can I offer You, Lord, That You don’t already have? What can I bring to You, Lord, That’s not already Yours? What would please You more Than for me to read Your Word And to listen for Your voice … Continue reading

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Psalm Forty (Part Two)

Happy are those who trust in You, Lord, Not in the false gods of this world; So many gifts You’ve given, I can’t name them all. Lord, there’s no one else like You. Lord, there’s no one else like You. … Continue reading

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Psalm 40 (Part One)

Lord,  I was sinking deep; There was no hope for me Until You heard my prayer for help And picked me up and rested me upon a rock. Lord, You picked me up And put me on a rock Where … Continue reading

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It’s Better to Be Poor

It’s better to be poor And have riches in the Lord Than have vast earthly wealth And let it ruin your health. It’s better to eat soup With your family and your friends Than eat the finest steak At the … Continue reading

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