Why It’s Important for You to Pray and Surrender
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Why It’s Important for You to Pray and Surrender

How willing are you to wave the white flag of surrender and give yourself completely to God? We typically think of surrendering as admitting defeat and giving up the fight but let’s see what some dictionaries say… Proverbs 3:5–6 perfectly explains what it means to surrender our lives to God… Trust in the Lord with all your…

7 Important Habits to Have Peace When You Disagree
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7 Important Habits to Have Peace When You Disagree

It’s nothing new. People have disagreed since Adam and Eve left the Garden and that has always included people of faith. Even though we want to have peace … disagreements happen. But that doesn’t mean we have to get used to them nor does mean we should accept them. Paul was inspired to challenge a…

Important Truth About the Blessings & Challenges of Mother’s Day
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Important Truth About the Blessings & Challenges of Mother’s Day

For many, Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate but for others … not so much. Simply put – we all have to manage the blessings and challenges of Mother’s Day. So, we’ll look at both… Let’s start with some positive words of truth to encourage us on the motherhood journey… A Poem for Mother’s…

This is Unconditional Help for the One With Needs
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This is Unconditional Help for the One With Needs

This is unconditional help for the one who… This is unconditional help for the one who… This is unconditional help for the… This is… Verses and prayers of God’s overwhelming love and unconditional help. 5 Verses to Pray…God’s Overwhelming Love and Unconditional Help John Bunyan wrote… “No child of God sins to that degree as…

Your Hidden Emotional Scars Need Reliable Healing Power
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Your Hidden Emotional Scars Need Reliable Healing Power

If you look at my hands closely you’ll see scratches, puppy nips, a few age spots, and a few scars. Those are visible reminders of past events. What you won’t see are the scars on my heart from loss, lies, accusations, betrayal, and rejection. Those are the emotional scars I tend to keep to myself. Why?…

7 Important Qualities Found In Someone Who Has Integrity
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7 Important Qualities Found In Someone Who Has Integrity

If I asked you to think of someone who has integrity, would it take a minute or two … or would a face and name come to mind immediately? Wikipedia defines integrity as… The quality of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. And study.com says… Someone who…

5 Amazing Verses That Will Help You Embrace Grace
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5 Amazing Verses That Will Help You Embrace Grace

What is grace and what does it mean to embrace grace? Max Lucado wrote… God answers the mess of life with one word, “Grace.” I’ve often heard it said that grace is God’s “undeserved favor.” I typically share the following definitions for grace and mercy… And one more says… For Christians, grace is the free…

Why Jesus’ Resurrection Offers Truth and Life Forever
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Why Jesus’ Resurrection Offers Truth and Life Forever

We love celebrating Jesus’ resurrection but there’s a part of us that wants to look away when it comes to the Lord’s suffering and death. We don’t want to see ourselves running away in fear with the disciples. We don’t want to see ourselves standing in the crowd shouting, “Crucify Him.” We don’t want to…