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Doubt and Pride (Luke 7:1-10)

When we approach God in prayer, we could come with one of two attitudes. We either believe that God is the hope for our cause and that because of our devotion to him, we should expect our prayer to be answered or we are unsure of his response because we see ourselves as unworthy. 201 more words


Born in Weakness, Clothed in Strength

Dear friend, whatever struggle is dominating your thoughts today is the very one that will swaddle you in strength. It will clothe you with compassion, and it will honor you with humility. 82 more words

There May Be Trouble Ahead.

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‘Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 437 more words


Getting My Instant Fix


“You can do Yoga! It says right here that yoga reduces inflammation!”

I chuckle to myself, “Okay, well I better wait a few days for that.” 739 more words

your true character

You know that under pressure,

your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.

Let it do its work…James 1:2-4 (MSG)

I find the character of Joseph echoes throughout this verse, not just because colors are mentioned.

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The Nature of God

The past few weeks have been pretty intense for my family and me, and things are not really going to settle down for some time to come.  1,008 more words

Faith and Realistic Expectations

At one time or another every Christian and non-Christian is told something to the effect of, “My life was horrible until I found God.” That is like music to the struggling non-believer’s ears, and it results in many turning to God for a way out of a horrible life. 429 more words

Reflections & Revelations