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Season of Grief, Journey of Faith

Season of Grief, Journey of Faith

Understanding Your Grief But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. — Isaiah 40:31 Grief is not an enemy or a sign of weakness. It is a sign of being human. Grief is

Trust in Me

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What Is the Purpose of Prayer?

“This happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.” – John 9:3 The primary purpose of prayer is not to change circumstances; the primary purpose of prayer is to change us! But either way, the chief objective remains the same: to glorify God in any and every situation.  My friends John and

Trusting God’s Greater Plans

When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son. — Galatians 4:4 This Christmas, are you waiting for some precious promise to be fulfilled? Do not despair — God always keeps His word. Yet just as the Savior appeared in a way and time that were completely unexpected to anyone — so

What to Do While Grieving

You can’t stay here. The journey of grief is one that you must ultimately decide to complete. You cannot remain where you are right now. Time moves forward, and so must you. “You can’t stay here because God’s Word is always going forward,” says Dr. Ray Pritchard. In Philippians 3:14 Paul says that he moved

Kept Safe: You Are My Strong Tower

I am the One who keeps you safe. You tend to rely heavily on your thinking and planning, as if that is where your security lies. When you start to feel anxious about something, your mind goes into overdrive — searching for solutions, searching for security. All the while I am with you, holding you

The Storms: 3 Anchors in a Crisis

What Not to Do in a Crisis Don’t Drift When we are caught in a crisis, we typically react in three ways. Because the sailors couldn’t head into the wind, “we gave way to it and were driven along” (Acts 27:15). The first thing that storms tend to do is to cause us to drift.

The Storms: 3 Reasons Why People Get Themselves in a Mess

The Bible teaches us that there are three kinds of storms in life: storms that we bring on ourselves (like Samson), storms that God causes (like Lake Galilee), and storms that other people cause (as when Paul and Silas were thrown into prison). When you are the innocent party in a crisis, that last kind of storm is especially

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