Tag: Bible

How Do We Thank God?

Recently, I’ve been thinking about how to put action behind how thankful I am for all God has done in my life. But, the more I think about it, God is definitely the Father that already has everything. So, what could I possibly give? And then it occurred to me. My life is the only…

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Being Intentional

How often do we get ready to start a task only to turn around and forget the same task we were just thinking about seconds ago? It’s like the task is in our minds one second, and then gone the next. In the same way, our relationship with God can be like this. With all…

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With Age Comes Wisdom

Recently, I’ve been thinking more about how fast time is passing, and that can only mean one thing – I’m getting older. But, the more I think about my younger years, the more I can’t help but welcome the growing amount of wisdom, knowledge and understanding that comes with age.  “When I was a child,…

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When We Need a Reset

Some days I feel like I need a total reset in my life. I feel like a reset is needed when I’m unproductive, or when I’ve been spending increasingly more time scrolling mindlessly through social media, or when it’s obvious I’m not present during conversations, or I’m more argumentative, or just overall not feeling like…

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God Pursues Our Hearts

God chases after our hearts. “‘What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he is happier about that…

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Be Fearless

“On another Sabbath he went into the synagogue and was teaching, and a man was there whose right hand was shriveled. The Pharisees and the teachers of the law were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath. But Jesus knew what…

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Created on Purpose

“Yet you, Lord, are our Father.     We are the clay, you are the potter;     we are all the work of your hand.” (Isaiah 64:8 NIV) You were created on purpose for a purpose. We are vessels to get God’s will out, and how beautiful and miraculous it is that He would choose us specifically to…

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Feelings of Hopelessness

As I watched the events at the capital unfold, my stomach churned. The violence, the anger, the mob mentality became too much to watch. At one point, I wanted to curl up in a ball and cry. But, just as I felt a breakdown creep up, scriptures flooded my spirit. “Peace I leave with you;…

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Merry CHRISTmas!

“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6 NIV) For some, the Christmas season can evoke tremendous amounts of happiness; and for others, a painstaking…

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