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When Strivings Cease Session Five — Freed to Do Good

When Strivings Cease Session Five — Freed to Do Good

Serve one another humbling in love. — Galatians 5:13 We aren’t saved by good works; we are saved to do good works in love! ~ RCS Hi, friends! It’s week five of the When Strivings Cease OBS! Last week we dove into the transforming power of grace… how grace changes us entirely from the inside

Embrace Change

  The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. ~ Albert Einstein The mere idea of change can sometimes disquiet the soul, and an actual but unexpected change can rock your world. You’re going along, everything seems to be working just fine, and it’s smooth sailing.

Grace Makes New, Not Better

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. — 2 Corinthians 5:17 Striving for self-improvement is a dead-end street. The temptation to fix yourself, better yourself, feel good about yourself by cleaning yourself up — that temptation is real. We aren’t alone

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

Zim Flores invites us to take a look at crisis before it happens and ask what we’ll do when it does.

When Crisis Comes Knocking

  Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. — Psalm 34:19 The sun peered between the trees and slowly emerged from behind the mountains. It was a cool, silent morning, and I was alone. The mist, suspended over the open valley below, was a nagging reminder

Helping Kids Navigate Change and Uncertainty

As adults, we know nothing is guaranteed and that change is inevitable. While we may be disappointed, many of us make the most of it and move on trusting that God is still in control. However, the slightest shift in a child’s life, especially when it’s not something they would choose, can feel catastrophic. A

my one word

A Bible Study for the New Year

There’s power in words.  Beauty in words.  Grace in words. Words create movement.  They craft nations.  They seal a marriage.  They cast a vision.  They make us laugh.  They focus our attention.  They expand our horizons.  They stimulate our creativity.  And they script our possibilities. My One Word is a project for you to embark

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