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Replacing Self-confidence With God-confidence

Self-confidence has limited potential. God-confidence has unlimited possibility. – Renee Swope At the time this article is published, I’ll either be sitting in the London Heathrow airport, be on a flight to Glasgow, or be in a car traveling the four hours it takes to get to a small village ...

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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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God Is Waiting For You to Trust Him

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:22-23) A little while back, my housemates were on vacation and their dog, Sammie, was left for their sons to watch.  One night Sammie was left alone for ...

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No News Is … No News

Today I begin with a confession. With shame, I admit that I used to have a slightly judgmental attitude toward the uninformed. I could not understand how anyone could be oblivious to current political issues–or worse yet, how anyone could be completely uninterested. Questions like, “Do you live in a ...

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When God’s Guidance Is Disguised

What should I do when I’m stumped while trying to receive the leading of the Holy Spirit?  Well, I need to do some analyzing. Just who is having the problem?  Is the Holy Spirit sleeping in?  No, the Bible says God never slumbers nor does He sleep. (Psalm 121:3-4) Is ...

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