The 5 Things You Should Do First to Bless and Simplify Your Life
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The 5 Things You Should Do First to Bless and Simplify Your Life

The first week in August is Simplify Your Life Week. Do you dread the start of school and all the extra activities that go with it? This week is the perfect time to stop and assess your family’s priorities, schedule, and responsibilities. It’s time to evaluate your must-dos, need-to dos, and want-to dos. Before the busyness and…

Why It’s a Blessing to Know that Jesus Plus Nothing is Enough
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Why It’s a Blessing to Know that Jesus Plus Nothing is Enough

Jesus said, “I AM the Messiah.” (John 4:26) He said, “I AM the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” (John 14:6) And when Jesus asked Peter what he believed about Him, Peter said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16) So, today I’m taking a closer look and asking myself…

7 Helpful Things You Need to Do When You Doubt Your Faith
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7 Helpful Things You Need to Do When You Doubt Your Faith

I frequently hear from people who are struggling with feelings of doubt… They doubt God’s goodness. They question God’s forgiveness. They’re afraid or worried about the future. They’re disappointed, hurt, or just beaten down by life. They don’t feel His presence and wonder about His love. The enemy of our souls works overtime to keep us…

5 Verses to Pray Thanking God for Freedom and Independence
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5 Verses to Pray Thanking God for Freedom and Independence

The 4th of July is celebrated as Independence day in America. So, what does it mean to be independent? 1. Not subject to control by others: self-governing.2. Not requiring or relying on someone or something else. Synonyms for independence are: self-sufficient, self-reliant, self-supported, and self-sustaining . . . the ability to live in freedom. On July…

How to Make this the Day You Begin Again & Accomplish Your Goals
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How to Make this the Day You Begin Again & Accomplish Your Goals

So you’ve kept every New Year’s resolution perfectly, right? You… lost weight. exercised faithfully. managed your budget. organized your house. perfected your planner. volunteered regularly. faithfully spent time each day in Bible Study and Prayer. spent time with friends and family. Or maybe you didn’t. Maybe you need a mid-year re-resolution party, a do-over ….

2 Verses to Pray When You Need God’s Help & Hope for the Future
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2 Verses to Pray When You Need God’s Help & Hope for the Future

Do you ever feel like everywhere you look, the world is in crisis? You will hear of wars and threats of wars, but don’t panic. Yes, these things must take place, but the end won’t follow immediately. Nation will go to war against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in many…