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What Holds the Key to Your Heart?

What Holds the Key to Your Heart?

When Jesus heard this, He said to him, “You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in Heaven. Then come, follow Me.” — Luke 18:22 I long to be a woman who follows hard after Jesus. And I’m not talking about a plastic-Christian life,

This Isn’t Fair

  A huge piece of bakery deliciousness sat in front of me. It was a combination of three desserts in one. One layer was cheesecake, one layer was ice cream cake, and in between those was a layer of brownie-like chocolate cake… all drizzled with some kind of fudge icing that was calling my name.

Living Loved

I can’t expect any other person to be my soul oxygen. I can’t live as if my next breath depends on whether or not they give me enough air for my lungs not to be screaming in pain. Because here’s the thing. People don’t mind doing CPR on a crisis victim, but no person is

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