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Our Hope: A Legacy of Faithfulness

When I was a little girl, a tiny plaque sat on the headboard of my parents’ giant waterbed. It read: “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” ~ anonymous From my youngest years, I found great hope and comfort in that saying. No, it’s not a ...

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Do I Have What It Takes to Face Persecution?

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to suffer persecution?  Yesterday, I heard a Christian talk show host field a question from his listening audience. The caller asked, “I’m afraid that if I ever had to suffer persecution like some Christians in other countries, I won’t be ...

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Who Is That in the Mirror? Your True Identity

To be honest, I haven’t always been James’ biggest fan. While I know the Bible doesn’t contradict itself, I’ve alway wrestled with him about his perspective on grace. Some of what James says is difficult to reconcile with salvation by grace alone. But this morning, I heard an explanation of one of ...

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The Power to Pray Gutsy Prayers

I don’t pray very gutsy prayers. Don’t get me wrong, I have no doubt about God’s ability to do exceedingly, abundantly beyond all that I can ask or imagine. My trouble is, I know His ways are higher than my ways, and His thoughts are not my thoughts. What if ...

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