The abc’s of Believing: T – Tempest

Cease striving, and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 We will all be caught in a tempest at some time in our lives. I believe God allows storms for many reasons. It may be to clear away the debris that has built up. It may be to give us that “something” that we have…

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The abc’s of Believing: S – Shalom

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and shalom in trusting, so you may overflow with hope in the power of the Ruach ha-Kodesh. Romans 15:13 TLV When we ponder the whole concept of “shalom” and “wholeness” we, of course, address ourselves to the definition of spirit, soul, and body. I…

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The abc’s of Believing: R – Reviving

You, O God, sent the reviving rain upon your weary inheritance,showers of blessing to refresh it. Psalm 68:9 TPT I have a deep down wariness of what I call, “ritualized-religion.” This is because I have lived with it’s numbing effects. I am painfully familiar with it’s dry and weary landscapes. Can you imagine being a…

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The abc’s of Believing: Q – Quiet

Quiet your heart in his presence and pray; keep hope alive as you long for God to come through for you. And don’t think for a moment that the wicked in their prosperity are better off than you. Psalm 37:7 TPT One of the most difficult things for me to do when I have to…

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The abc’s of Believing: P – Peace

The Supremacy of Christ: “He is the divine portrait, the true likeness of the invisible God, and the first-born heir of all creation.  For through the Son everything was created, both in the heavenly realm and on the earth, all that is seen and all that is unseen. Every seat of power, realm of government, principality,…

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The abc’s of Believing: O – Overcomer

The humanly inexplicable firmness of the Christian’s hope is not only the deepest comfort in trials, but a strong testimony to a world filled with weak and rotting roots.  — John Piper Where does real hope and comfort come from in our trials? C.S. Lewis wrote in Mere Christianity, “Comfort is the one thing you cannot…

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The abc’s of Believing: N – New

Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12: 2 NASB The world doesn’t forgive. It doesn’t say, “I understand. I’ve done what you’ve done a dozen times myself. I know you’re sorry, and I certainly forgive you. It’s O.K.” Instead, the world get back in…

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The abc’s of Believing: M – More

What do you want more than anything? I guarantee, what your heart hungers for? You will go after it. It will probably be one of the first things you think about when you wake up in the morning, and it will be there when you close your eyes, at the end of the day. Created…

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The abc’s of Believing: L – Loved

This is love: He loved us long before we loved him. It was his love, not ours. He proved it by sending his Son to be the pleasing sacrificial offering to take away our sins. Delightfully loved ones, if he loved us with such tremendous love, then “loving one another” should be our way of…

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The abc’s of Believing: K – Keys

I will give you the keys of heaven’s kingdom realm to forbid on earth that which is forbidden in heaven, and to release on earth that which is released in heaven.”  Matthew 16: 19 This verse in the Bible has always been a mystery to me, because I have lost count of the many times I have asked…

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