Take That Step!

The Bible is full of stories of ordinary women and men that God used in extraordinary ways.  Take Gideon for example, he was an ordinary man. His story is told in Judges 6-8.  Because he was afraid of the Midianite...
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Asking for what you want: Model for effective confrontation

Sometimes we have to confront.  I dislike confrontation, perhaps you do too.   I’ve found that when I don’t confront issues, problems or people, I set myself up for discontentment, resentment and bitterness (Yuck!).  Recently, I found some help in the...
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The heavens declare the glory of God

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.(Psalm 19:1)   All things bright and beautiful,   All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all.          ...
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Praying Partners

Who are they? They are men and women who come alongside us regularly in prayer. They are seasoned prayer warriors who lift up petitions to the Lord on one’s behalf. Prayer partners are so vital to the Christian walk. Daniel...
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I will change your name

“You will be called a new name that the mouth of the Lord will bestow…. You will no longer be called deserted or desolate…… You will be called Hephzibah” Isaiah 62:2, 4 What names do you call yourself? It is...
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Reasons to Praise

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed(2Corinthians 4:8-9).   What do you do when the enemy has thrown his best weaponry at you...
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Hidden treasures and riches in secret places

“I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.”  Isaiah 45:3 NIV   When I first read...
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