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Ever Wonder If God Is Really With YOU?

God promised to never leave us nor forsake us. In fact, He desires to live with us, and has made that possible through the atoning work of the Lord Jesus Christ. Because of Christ, the Holy Spirit can now dwell

Ever Wonder If God can bring Breakthrough anytime, why does He make YOU Wait?

Bringing breakthrough into our lives is no difficult feat for God, so why doesn't God just deliver it to us right away? Breakthrough can sometimes be the only thing that stands in the way of us and the true prize

You’ve Made Space For God, Now What Is HE calling YOU To Do?

I walked upstairs into what felt like a cold cafeteria. The floor was made of tile, the walls were painted white, and the room felt sanitized. Come to think of it, it kind of smelled sanitized. I guess they had

Whose Kingdom is This Anyway?

I have always been far too preoccupied with my own glory. I don’t like saying that because it sounds terrible. And embarrassing. And deeply sinful. God does not share his glory with anyone else and our lives need to be preoccupied with

Not Forgotten

God's presence is not as intriguing as His absence. His voice is not as eloquent as His silence. Who of us has not longed for a word from God, searched for a glimpse of His power, or yearned for the

Has the chaos of Christmas caused you disappointments?

Depending upon where you are located in the world, we have 1 more day before Christmas and 7 more days before the end of the year. This year seems to have zipped by. As a matter of fact, it seems

Maybe This Holiday Season, God expects YOU to Press On!

Paul, Barnabas, and John Mark left Cyprus and sailed to the southern coast of Turkey—a land then known as Pamphylia, whose rugged coastline ascended sharply into the towering heights of a mountain range steeper and fiercer than the eastern Tauras

In all things, Who Is Your Source?

Who is the source of your happiness? Your joy? Your peace? It is easy to make other people the source of our contentment. In fact, when it comes to our most intimate relationships, it is hard not

MayBe You Need A Set of Blinders!

Blinders are leather or plastic cups that are placed on either side of a racing horse’s eyes. They prevent him from seeing what is behind him, and sometimes from seeing what is on either side of him. They allow the

Is complaining making you tired+stifling your breakthroughs?

Early Sunday morning as the sun was just coming up, I rushed downstairs to mix up some corn muffins for that day’s church luncheon. In my hurry, I accidentally spilled cornmeal onto the counter, then half asleep, I poured too

Bored? Tired? 4 Tips for Better Quiet Time With God!

The perfect quiet time— what should it look like? Should we have a special tree in the shade outside where we can watch the sun rise? Should it be an old wooden bench by the waterfront? Does it need to

Ever Wonder Why God allows Suffering?

Of all the letters Paul wrote, Second Corinthians is the most autobiographical. In this letter Paul records the specifics of his anguish, tears, affliction, and satanic opposition. He spells out the details of his persecution, loneliness, imprisonments, beatings, feelings of

Need a Prayer that works?Here’s help!

When you ask God to take away a trial, temptation or sin from you, is the answer usually "No"? We have received the promise that when we knock the door will open, and when we ask we will receive. Is

God has reasons adversity is in your life!

Are you having a lot of problems in life? If you are, then undoubtedly, adversity has reared it's ugly head in your life. Did you also know that adversity is a sign that God trusts you with trouble? When God

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