How To Hear God Clearly

Recently, I kept trying to make a huge decision. Of course, I prayed and asked God to direct my decision. Still, I remained confused. Finally, exhausted, I began to meditate deeply on the Word of God (scripture verses). I especially meditated on God’s love for me in Ephesians 3:16-19. As I steadfastly turned my mind…

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No Time To Get Lazy

Many longtime Christians experience great hardship. Sometimes, we wonder, “Why do I have to go through so much if I’m serving the Lord!?” I believe the answer is simple. When we got saved, we were “on fire.” We were active in faith, bible study and love. In the book of Revelation 2:4, Jesus said this,…

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Why Am I Stuck?

Have you ever found yourself in a defeating pattern that seemed insurmountable? Have you ever been in a toxic relationship that would not end? Have you ever struggled to stop drinking coffee, stop smoking and stop eating unhealthy foods? Many times we know what we should be doing, but we just can’t seem to stay…

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INDEPENDENCE, DEPENDENCE & PRIDE

As we mature, it’s sometimes difficult to balance our independence vs. dependence when it comes to significant others. Most successful people are fiercely independent, but this can actually be detrimental to relationships. Pride creeps in when we find it difficult to accept assistance from anyone. God gives us wisdom and strength, but He made love…

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Joy Is An Inside Job

Recently I found myself feeling frustrated about the challenges I face. I was beating up on myself and feeling as if I wasn’t accomplishing enough. Thank God for His Holy Spirit. It finally occurred me that I have the freedom to channel my anger and frustration into creativity and release great faith for a successful…

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Next To God…

Next to our love for God, should be our love for others. The Bible says it this way, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.’ And, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself (Luke 10:27).’’ Sounds like a tall order! It’s easy to…

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