Month: March 2016

Eternal Life

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Eternal life doesn’t begin with death; it begins with faith. 

Spring Cleaning

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“When we finally expose our unhealed woundedness, clean out the junk that’s been filling it up, and fill it again with good, healthy things, over time and with proper care, the wound will actually begin to heal. And in its place will be only a scar. A reminiscence of what was. Not of what still is.” 

-Crystal Renaud

Dirt and forgotten things are often hidden in small, dark crevices behind furniture that we rarely move. When we do decide to move the furniture, it’s usually not easy, especially when what is hidden behind it is revealed and we are afraid to acknowledge or do anything about those things. We can choose to ignore them and leave them there, or we can choose to let them be exposed to the light and begin working on cleaning out all the dirt that we have been either ignoring or have forgotten even existed. When we do that, we can be free from the burden of our hurts, habits, and hang-ups. 

Instructions for a Better Life

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“Go to the Bible regularly, open it prayerfully, read it expectantly and live it joyfully.”

-John Baker

Uncomplicated Faith

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A preschooler went to see the doctor and when they got out the stethoscope to listen to the little girl’s chest, she requested solemnly, “Please don’t push too hard with that thing. I don’t want you to hurt Jesus. He lives in my heart.” 

For all you missions people:

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If it’s God’s will, it’s God’s bill. 

An Important Epiphany

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Not worrying doesn’t mean you don’t care, it means you know that God does. 

Ashamed 

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Satan has a way of making us feel less ashamed of our sin (the thing that separates us from God), and more ashamed of ourselves (the thing that links us to Him).