• For I know the thoughts that I think toward you Jeremiah 29 11 - birds on tree branch image
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    How to Get Past the Hurdles in Life’s Journey

    If you’ve ever been on a really rough road trip (you know — one in which everything seemed to go wrong), then you also know how sweet and good it feels to have FINALLY arrived “safe and sound” to your destination… all in one piece. Don’t you appreciate the RELIEF you feel of finally getting a rest from your adverse traveling escapade? Our life’s journey can get a bit rugged sometimes… Life is full of hurdles and tough trials that seem to overwhelm us. It can be hard to endure. We long for relief from the adversity. Our Heavenly Father LOVES us so much that He wanted to encourage and…

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    Where is your faith?

    “And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.” – Luke 8:25 KJV One day, Jesus got into a ship with his disciples to go to the other side of the lake. (Luke 8:22) I’m sure this was a common practice of traveling during these times when you lived near water, but I do doubt the decision to travel by ship or boat was considered if the skies looked exceptionally stormy. So, I’m assuming it was a rather pleasant day when they launched…

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    Why I’m a Guilty Sinner and Needed Forgiveness

    Today I want to express how grateful and thankful I am for my Salvation. So, why would I even NEED salvation?  After all, I don’t consider myself that “bad of a sinner“… I haven’t robbed any banks or committed any murders or stole my best friend’s husband. In fact, I’ve never smoked, nor tasted a drop of alcohol, nor even cursed in my life… I stood at the marriage altar in purity… but still I am a sinner and was a sinner in great need of Salvation. You see, I can’t keep the whole law… God knows I’m not able to do so. The Ten Commandments are like a mirror…it…

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    Finding the Time to Pray

    *Updated 4/3/2019 – Originally posted June, 13, 2019 The most common frustration for tired, weary Christians in our hustle and bustle modern society is that, “I just don’t have the time to pray!”. But can you imagine if I told my husband that I just don’t have time to talk to him everyday? Or, can you imagine me telling my close friends that I just don’t have time to communicate with them anymore? Prayer plays a vital role in our relationship with our Heavenly Father.  When we make excuses not to pray, we are telling God that He isn’t really so important to us. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 says, “Pray without…