Tag: Jesus

Fully Known and Loved

“For it was You who created my inward parts; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.” (Psalm 139:13 HCSB) If I were to say that no one walking this Earth at this moment knows everything about us or loves us unconditionally, how would that make you feel? People around us only know as much…

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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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Serving God Even With Fear

Sometimes serving God can be quite difficult. No matter how much we say we love God, or how much we actually love God, putting this love into action can be an arduous task. But, the sacrifices, the fears, the uncomfortable moments that often weave themselves into the life of a believer will always prove that…

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Happy New Year!

The year 2021 is almost here! Whether you’re rejoicing with excitement at the thought of a new year or overwhelmed with fear at what the year will bring, remember God’s will is better than anything we could ever imagine (Ephesians 3:20). In 2021, I’m resolving to trust God’s will completely for my life. If 2020…

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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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True Identity

A lot of things in this world can describe the lives we live, but these things don’t truly define us. Think of all the degrees we sometimes pursue to show off the letters behind or in front of our name, or the accolades and honors we receive from people around us or from our careers.…

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God Sees You

Often times we may think that God only sees the big, tangible things we do, i.e. sharing the Gospel, hosting a Bible study, donating money, etc. God cares about those things, but He also sees the intangible things — our patience, our diligence and our self-control. He knows our mental stability, our sorrows, and our…

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A Fear of Doubting God

Recently, I began to develop a fear that I would suddenly doubt God’s existence. So, I started habitually praying that God would give me the grace to always believe that He exists. One day, as I prayed this prayer for the umpteenth time, God told me this prayer was “milk.” “In fact, though by this…

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The Contentment in Joy

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 ESV Psalm 16:11 is one of my favorite scriptures. The joy that David speaks about here is much different than happiness, which is based on circumstances. This joy is…

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Together Forever

As we navigate this world, it is important that we find community. Community looks different for everyone, but no matter what groups we join and what friends and family we intentionally connect with, they’re vital to our existence. “Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a…

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