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What Faith Looks Like

It looks impossible, doesn’t it? The thing you’re facing poses so much resistance that you doubt you will see a favorable outcome. I was pushed back and about to fall, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation. Shouts of joy and victory resound in […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 17

Day 17 You Are Declared Righteous (Romans 2:13-15) In a group discussion centered on the truth found in Hebrews 4:16, one member confessed that she sometimes does not feel worthy to approach God’s throne. And she was right. Apart from the sin-cleansing power of Jesus’ blood, none is worthy to commune with Holy God. Therefore, […]

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Do Not Worry

Watching the cardinals and the sparrow enjoy the seeds they found this morning in my neighbor’s yard, I reflected again on the faithfulness of God. Jesus said, “Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and […]

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building your house (november focus)

Do you ever have a desire to reinvent your life? Perhaps you want to change careers or location. Some people reinvent their lives through exercise, food choices and a change in fashion. God expertly makes the way for a new life. Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one […]

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Genesis meditation

In the beginning… O, how I can sit and reflect on how it was in the beginning, in the purest state of Father God relating to created man. I liken this fascination to a parent’s fixation with her newborn child. How often we find ourselves staring into bright eyes full of wonder. We are naturally […]

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what was Jesus’ secret?

The Lord impressed upon me the goal to memorize Romans 8 at the beginning of 2013. Little did I know that I would gain a life-changing teaching through it. Tucked in the very middle of the passage, the Spirit-inspired truth of my status in Christ causes me to live from a new perspective. Now if […]

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more than a conqueror

Have you ever wondered how the enemy can gain total control over the life of an individual? I know you contemplate such thoughts every time you hear a report of a young student or soldier unleashing violence on his school or work environment. And, with every account of terrorist activity, you cannot fathom how one […]

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