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The Gifts of Rejection

The Gifts of Rejection

Sweet friend, don’t let rejection steal one more thing from you. – Lysa There’s nothing we can do to eliminate the pain of rejection. Oh, how I wish there were. With every fiber of my being, I wish I could remove it from my world and from yours. But I can’t. The only thing I’ve

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget Online Bible Study Week Six — This Isn’t Easy, But It Is Good

We treat people from the overflow of our thought life. ~ Lysa Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. — 2 Timothy 2:15 Hi, friends! Here we are already in our final teaching week!

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget Online Bible Study Week Five — The Compounding Effect of Unforgiveness

God helped [Joseph] “forget”, or actually let go, of all that troubled him so that it wouldn’t paralyze him in his pain and God helped him be fruitful so he could help others. ~ Lysa When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget Online Bible Study Week Four — There’s Always a Meanwhile

You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. — Joseph, Genesis 50:20 Forgiveness is the perfect start to our healing. It shouldn’t be our last resort. ~Lysa Hi, friends! It’s kind of amazing that it took us this long (week

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget Online Bible Study Week Three — The Divine Echo

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” — Matthew 18:21-22 The more people remind each other of who they really are, the more God’s goodness

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget Online Bible Study Week Two — Your Mind, Your Mouth, Your Master

Do not give the devil a foothold. — Ephesians 4:27 Forgiveness is both a decision and a process. ~ Lysa Hi, friends! I pray you’re digging into week two of the Forgiving What You Can’t Forget OBS.  Let’s give this all we have because our souls need the freedom forgiveness brings. Did you catch what

What Did Jesus Say About Forgiveness?

(And a confession: why I need this next Online Bible Study but have been avoiding it like the plague.) There are a lot of opinions out there about forgiveness. Experts will tell you that you do not have to forgive. The media is rife with articles about not forgiving those who have hurt us, or

What do you need to give to the Lord tonight? What hurt remains unsettled? Turn your mind to the Lord and fix your thoughts on His love, faithfulness, righteousness, justice, abundance, delight, life, and light (Psalm 36:5–9) instead. Ask for His help. Ask Him in to the hurt places and let Him do the work that only He can do.

Before I Go to Bed Every Night

  We’re learning that a key part in practicing forgiveness is keeping our hearts swept clean — staying humble enough to admit and confess where we need God’s forgiveness, and then daily forgiving whatever may have made us feel wronged. Keeping our hearts swept clean protects us from the enemy and from slipping into the

God is working on your behalf right now, even if you don’t see one single thing happening. He grows plants from seeds in the ground, babies from seeds in the womb, and does miracles in your life in secret places as well. Wait and have faith!

Why Isn’t God Answering My Prayer?

  We know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. — Romans 8:28 ESV In 2015, the New York Times ran an article called “Googling for God.”1 In this article, author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz started by saying, “It has been a bad

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