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Who influences you?

The best way to resist the lure into darkness is to stay as near as possible to the trustworthy, all-knowing, all-powerful, all-loving Influencer, Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and His precious Word. Continue reading

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What am I doing here?

Occasionally you will hear an elderly person lament that they don’t know why they are still alive because they no longer feel needed or valuable. However, if anyone is a Christian, one of God’s people, they can be absolutely certain that God has a good reason to keep them right where they are. Continue reading

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“Fear Not!” It bears repeating

Fear is a powerful weapon of the enemy; instilling fear in your opponent causes confusion, discouragement, and saps his will to resist. Continue reading

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Give me patience, right now!

A year may seem like too long to wait, but if God hadn’t stepped in, I’d still be a year older and still unhappy with my body. It seems that my weight problem was actually a wait problem. Continue reading

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A great gettin’ up morning

Every morning is a great gettin’ up morning when we bring our fears and burdens to God and let Him handle them for us. Continue reading

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Beginning to feel empathy for the first time can cause heartaches, but if we don’t pull away or force our feelings too far too fast, that initial empathy can grow into true compassion. Continue reading

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How delightful!

The Psalmist was inspired to give us the incentive that if we manage to trust in God’s goodness and delight ourselves in whatever circumstances the Lord chooses to allow, committing ourselves to doing His will, then He shall give us the desires of our hearts. Sounds like a good deal, doesn’t it? Continue reading

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How spoiled are we?

It’s much easier to trust in our Holy Father’s perfect love for us when all is well and the answer to our prayers is a resounding, “Yes!” How much harder it is to accept, “No,” or even, “Not yet.” Continue reading

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Details, details!

The grinding process of being honed may be unpleasant, but how exciting to contemplate becoming sharper and more useful to God. Continue reading

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Trusting when it makes no sense

How can we accept that painful experiences are merely the dark threads in a beautiful tapestry woven for our benefit? Continue reading

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