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When God Makes Lemonade

When God Makes Lemonade

When I was thirty-seven, I woke up at 2:00 a.m. to sweat-soaked sheets and a fire in my body. My joints were swollen, tender to the touch, and my aching limbs lay lifeless in the bed, burning and sweating from every pore. Unbeknownst to me, I was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, and by the time

Jesus is the Way the Truth and the Life

Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. — John 14:6 (NIV) Put your trust in Me, and I will keep you safe. There is a deep, deep yearning in your heart for safety and security. You can mask these longings with activity for

We Know That in All Things

We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. — Romans 8:28 What a tremendous claim Paul makes in this verse! He does not say, “We know that in some things,” “most things,” or even “joyful things” but “ALL things.”

beautiful things happen when a woman trusts god

Beautiful Things Happen When a Woman Trusts God

July 7, 1966, The Swing. When I was a child, my mom would take my sister Frances and me to the swings in the park. I loved being pushed on the swing by someone I trusted. I felt as if I were flying, airborne, without a care in the world. I would cry out, “Higher, Mommy, higher!” I remember

House Built on the Rock

The House Founded on the Rock

The rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. — Matthew 7:25 If you’ve climbed on boulders like those found on beaches in the Pacific Northwest or New England, you’ve probably slipped a time or two. In

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Exchange It For God’s Peace

The Truth according to God’s Word Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. — Philippians 4:6 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. — Psalm 139:23 The Truth Anxiety is fear of the unknown. A major source

God Makes You Secure

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. — Isaiah 41:10 Question: Who among us never struggles with insecurity? Answer: No one. Insecurity is a universal phenomenon that paralyzes some

Thoughts About Holiness — A Transformed Mind

“I am not indebted to you, nothing stands between us.” This is a greeting in Uganda, Africa. How do we know in our lives that we have been set apart, have been made holy? By our actions and response. I remember how my sister Betsie really grew in holiness. I once read a letter which

Going Forward By Going Backward

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” — Winston Churchill There are many books on the market that teach us how to “be in the present moment.” Yet first we must learn to visit the future. How might our present lives take on new meaning if we think

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