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You Were Made for This Moment

You Were Made for This Moment

‘To whom will you compare Me? Or who is My equal?’ says the Holy One. — Isaiah 40:25 As Moses announced: Who among the gods is like You, Lord? Who is like You — majestic in holiness? — Exodus 15:11 And the psalmist asked: Who in the skies is comparable to the Lord? Who among

Chasing Failure: Kobe Made Me Do It

  The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand. — Psalm 37:23-24 ESV * Everything negative — pressure, challenges — is all an opportunity for me to rise. ~ Kobe Bryant How do you impress

Sarah Jakes Roberts brings us her new book Woman Evolve, lessons about Eve. In this excerpt she talks about the good hard.

Good Goes Hard

  Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.”  — Genesis 3:12 I’ve got to be honest with you. When God challenged my heart toward Eve, it shifted the way I related to Adam. At first, I felt bad for the

Do Not Fear Change

I am the Risen One who shines upon you always. You worship a living Deity, not some idolatrous, man-made image. Your relationship with Me is meant to be vibrant and challenging, as I invade more and more areas of your life. Do not fear change, for I am making you a new creation, with old

Cherish Today

Cherish Today

Stop Wishing for the Next Season of Life and Start Living Today’s Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re seventeen years old, a senior in high school, and all anyone can ask you about is where you’re going to go to college and what you’re going to major in. You finally choose a college and

Don’t Make Things Worse

Sigh. I reread the quote again for the third time that morning: If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. — Romans 12:18 Sigh. To be honest, on that particular morning, I didn’t feel like living at peace with a certain individual. This quote is one I

Beyond the Storm: Strategies to Keep Your Hope Alive

Editor’s note: We will face storms. But, how do we endure them well as Christians who hope in Jesus no matter the circumstances? After Hurricane Katrina, Pastor Debra Morton needed a playbook of faith for herself and for those she ministered to. Because pain happens. But we have a Savior who is the God of

Unstoppable: We Are at War

We are in a spiritual battle. The enemy does not want us to fulfill our destiny. * When you say yes to God and join His cause, overnight you may go from running with the wind to running against the wind and not even know how or when the wind changed. Knowing that we have

Love and War in Marriage

Marriage is hard. But, it is also meant to be beautiful. Building and maintaining a successful marriage requires more work, grace, patience, forgiveness, and sacrifice than any bride or groom who walks down the aisle can begin to comprehend. But, for those who make that life-long commitment and see it through, the rewards are powerful and

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