Tag: love

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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Don’t Sit on Your Gift

Two of my favorite things to talk about is prayer and purpose. Even though I am no expert in either subject, I believe these two things, especially when put together, allow us to experience life like never before. Prayer, when direct, full of scripture, pure and heartfelt is how we talk to our Father. Prayer…

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The Greatest Act of Love

What an Easter Sunday! Even though it was celebrated unusually in the midst of social distancing, I hope it was still a beautiful day to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection — a fundamental, guiding premise of our belief and the greatest act of love ever committed.  “After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the…

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Words Have Power

Scripture Reading: James 3 Words have power. Thinking back, I have said numerous things I wish I could have said differently or decided not to say at all. I can also point my finger on instances where I wish I could have said something, but stayed quiet instead.  If words didn’t have power, we wouldn’t…

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Love is a Verb II

“If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have…

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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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Love Is All We Need

Have you ever stopped and wondered why there are so many songs written about love? Love is something we yearn for as human beings. When we experience it, it gives us a sense of belonging. God wants us to experience unconditional love, and He desires for us to share this kind of love with everyone…

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Choose Bravery

Bravery is a necessary component of following Christ. Even though it may cause great internal stress, we must try as hard as we can not to give into fear. Bravery in the face of fear does not develop overnight, but comes from trusting our relationship with God. “Fear of man will prove to be a…

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Emotional Roller Coasters

Monopoly Mega — a game of high priced rent, extravagant skyscrapers, elaborate property trades and my rollercoaster of emotions. A few days ago, it was a family game night, and the game of choice was the longest game possible. Throughout the entire night, I was up, and I was down. I would buy properties, earn…

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Waiting in Faith

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1 KJV) Sometimes, the most difficult part about faith is the wait. It’s the patient, occasionally longer than anticipated, wait for the prayers we’ve uttered and the promises we’ve read to come into reality, that can throw a wrench…

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