Category: believer

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Advent Day 11: The Blessing of Wrestling with God

It is tempting to seek God’s direction more so than seeking God Himself. We freak out when problems arise…do I hear an “Amen”?

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Advent Day 4: Understanding God’s Authority

It is important for us to understand that we live in God’s universe. He has authority over us. #bible #Jesus #Devo

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Day 32 – All For Your Upbuilding, Beloved

Have we lost this in the church today? A sense of deep community where we are invested in the lives of others over the long-haul. Have we lost this in our community? A desire to know others so that they can know God. Have we lost this in our own families? A passion to see others pursue God with all of their heart, strength, and soul. 

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Jumpstart January with Jesus

I realize that Christmas has come and gone, but yet I find myself lingering. As I pack up the decorations and stack them away, I realize my house feels a bit empty. With no stockings all hung by the chimney with care and the nativity scene out of sight, I desire to cling to the memories in order to remind myself…Jesus is still right here. … Read More Jumpstart January with Jesus

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Will you choose Jesus today?

I am in the middle of teaching a Bible study to the women at my church. We are studying the life of two sisters named Mary and Martha. One thing I have learned over the years is that whatever I am about to teach…God is going to make sure that I have learned the lesson personally as well. I actually love that! But, to … Read More Will you choose Jesus today?

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Welcome, Holy Week.

He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. Rev 22:20 Yesterday was Palm Sunday…a day to welcome the coming of Jesus into our own personal city, our heart. And if you remember the story found in Mark 11, Jesus doesn’t arrive with pomp and circumstance. Instead, He arrives humbly. He arrives lowly. Not anyway, shape, or … Read More Welcome, Holy Week.

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Why Does God Command Us to Be Still?

But maybe there’s something bigger going on that we don’t readily see. Maybe we take comfort in our busyness because we don’t want to Just Be.

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Verse of the Day

I woke up this morning with you on my mind. I have been praying for you for the past hour. Praying for God to do a mighty work in you and through you. Praying He would use you to reflect His glory. I wonder what would happen if our hearts ached for God in the same way as the Psalmist David. Is God the … Read More Verse of the Day

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What is the Big Deal about Prayer?

Prayer is not simply asking for things that I want. Yes, it is a time to make our petitions known…but it means much more than that.

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He Said, She Read

What if we believed Him, that His Words were the very Truth.

Are your quiet times quiet?

When we interact with God’s Word, we begin to see unexpected connections. The dot-to-dots of our individual lives become intertwined with Scripture.

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How One Woman Changed Her Mind About Missions

For me, it was the fact that one of the hardest experiences I had while I was on mission in Haiti was actually one of the best, and I’ve struggled with dichotomy ever since.

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