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Victory for Every Battle

When you go through a tough spot in life, you pray for relief, don’t you? I do too. I can recall statements such as, “This is the year, Lord, for restoration to come,” and, “Two months is long enough, Father…” Basically, we know that this trial hurts and an escape would be welcomed! The Israelites […]

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Perseverance Makes Faith Productive

Wait. Don’t you love that word? {Insert sarcastic tone here.} Don’t you love the experience? Sitting in a long line of traffic on an interstate highway… waiting on the phone for the next available representative… Waiting. You do it with such grace and so do I. Waiting is inherent to our faith. In fact, we […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 55

Day 55 You Are God’s Workmanship (Ephesians 2:10) I once heard an account of Corrie ten Boom’s typical style of sharing her faith in God with a group of people. The late author and survivor of a German concentration camp had a compelling story, but her presentation may not be what you expect. It is said […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 30

Day 30 You Are More Than A Conqueror (Romans 8:37) We easily adhere to the identity of more than conqueror on those days when we feel especially accomplished. Like when we met the weight loss goal or finished a six-month project at work. But what about the days we trod along the rugged path feeling […]

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Waiting for Victory?

What if we attack life’s dilemmas from the perspective of VICTORY? What we believe for may not yet be seen, but we know it is certain. The way we overcome the struggle may not be exactly as we expected, but victory is realized when we seek to bring God glory in all things. Perspective is critical, […]

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what’s been your test of late?

Troubles. We all have them. Some may feel they experience more than their fair share, but no matter what measure of difficulties we face, there’s no escaping the fact that in this life we will endure hardship. What’s been your test of late? Are you having difficulty in your relationship with a loved one? Are […]

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learn to fight

Life can be a struggle.  Sometimes it’s just the nature of circumstances we encounter that we are challenged, but more often than not, we simply endure conflict as we interact with the people in our lives.  Do we know how to engage in a battle of the wills?  Do we know how to handle conflict? […]

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