Pray

“if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14 I can’t get past the gut […]

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Birth Pains

“All around us we observe a pregnant creation. The difficult times of pain throughout the world are simply birth pangs. But it’s not only around us; it’s within us. The Spirit of God is arousing us within. We’re also feeling the birth pangs. These sterile and barren bodies of ours […]

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Prayer

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” Known as the Serenity Prayer, it has been quoted many times especially when things are seemingly out of one’s control. It has several objectives; to […]

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Dying to Live

“Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:17-18 When people hurt you or find ways to cause you distress there is […]

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Sacred

“Only fear the LORD and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.” 1 Samuel 12:24 Growing up my mother had things scattered around the house that we were to never touch. She called them “what not’s” and “knick knacks” […]

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My Psalm

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” Psalm 19:1 Have you ever written a poem as a form of expression about something or to someone? Poems put emotions into words and the writer or writers of the Psalms had many. Often when […]

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Forgiven

“When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” John 8:7 Breaking free from a bad past is letting go of the things that seek to weigh you […]

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Wake Up

Everyday we should rise with gratefulness in our hearts and appreciation of God’s provision and care. This is hard to do when facing difficult circumstances but keep in mind being grateful and appreciative is not based on any particular set of conditions. Knowing that God is able to deliver you […]

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Unfailing Love

“Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 There are times God will seem far off and indifferent. Yet the scripture says “He will never leave nor forsake you (Deuteronomy 31:6)”. So […]

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Exam Time

“Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you—unless, of course, you fail the test?” 2 Corinthians 13:5 Education gives us knowledge of the world around us. Just because a subject has been taught does not determine […]

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