The abc’s of Believing: Z -Zoe!

What does it mean to have ZOE? (Zoe means “creation life.”) So, what does that look like? Well, let me ask you, “What does JOY bubbling up from the center of your soul look like?” What does peace that can withstand any kind of storm look like? What does confident believing look like, when all…

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Delight, Desires, And Destiny

Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 It is a dangerous day, the day God’s delight and your desires converge on DESTINY. For that is the day you decide, that to delight God’s heart, is all that matters to you anymore. On that day—you are…

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Hope and More Hope!

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15: 13 How do we experience hope when all looks hopeless? When the problems seem to mount to the sky, where do we begin? Here in Northern…

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I Want To Make A Joyful Difference

“We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.” ― C.S. Lewis “You must picture me alone in that room in Magdalen, night after night, feeling, whenever my mind lifted even for a second from my work, the steady, unrelenting approach of…

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Finding Joy!

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” ― Helen Keller You can find joy in some of the most unexpected places…. If you choose to. I used to think of joy as something that was only available if my life looked a certain way. If I was living in the…

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A Power-shot of Expectant Hope!

In that day the people will proclaim, “This is our God in whom we trust, for whom we waited. Now at last he is here.” What a day of rejoicing! Isaiah 25:9 TLB Once we’ve asked God to answer a question or solve a problem, we need to be eagerly awaiting His answer. We need…

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Infinitely Beyond

  What have you not dared to ask for? (Or, even dream of?) What is infinitely beyond your highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes? My brain does a crazy series of back flips when I think about these questions. I confess it took me years of pondering questions like these before I finally got the…

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