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Do You Struggle With Contentment?

I admit, finding contentment has not come easily for me. I had certain desires and expectations for my life, and when those did not come to pass; I began to struggle with contentment. If you are a planner or organizer like me, you already have your entire life mapped out ...

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Afraid to Let Go

  Why do we have trouble surrendering control? Is it fear or wanting control? Do you feel that you have been let down by God or people? Whatever the reason when we fail to surrender completely to the Lord we say we do not trust God or His ways. We ...

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What Is Intercessory Prayer?

When we do not know what else to say, a promise of prayer feels good and right.  And it is, but what does it mean?  Will it do any good?  We want to believe. We hate feeling helpless.  We read that the prayer of a righteous man availeth much (James ...

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Job Suffered Much Because He Was Good

“He will yet fill your mouth with laughing, and your lips with rejoicing.” Job 8:21 (NKJV) Job suffered much because he was good.  He served His Lord and he obeyed His commands.  He took care of what God had given him.  He loved his family, and He raised his children well.  Yes, ...

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Raw Faith: A Lesson in Staying the Course

“We are a family torn apart, but Jesus hasn’t abandoned us.” Those are the words boldly spoken by Naghmeh Abedini on June 2, 2015. She testified in front of a room of politicians as she has done many times before about the imprisonment of her husband, Saeed. This time it was ...

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