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Devotions for Women

God Directs Our Steps – Proverbs 3:5-6

God Directs Our Steps

  God directs our steps when we seek Him and want His direction.   One of my favorite Proverbs is Proverbs 3:5-6.   Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 (more…)

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Son of God: The True Identity and Divinity of Jesus

Son of God

Jesus is the Son of God.   Recently someone commented on one of my social media posts that said, Salvation is as simple as 2 words. YES LORD! Her comment took me by surprise. Her comment was a question, “What is salvation? (more…)

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In Our World Today, Courage Is What We Need

Courage is

  Courage is defined as the ability to do something that frightens us.   A dear friend spoke these words during our conversation regarding us a Christians, “Courage is what we need.” Our conversation happened a while back, but these words seem more relevant today than when first spoken. (more…)

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The Beauty Of Being A “Whoever”

Whoever John 3:16

  Whoever is such a generic term. It is a pronoun emphasizing “who”. I was surprised when I looked up the definition to see that this pronoun, whoever is typically used expressing surprise or confusion.   Let’s think about that in relation to a Scripture verse that we, Christians know well.   (more…)

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Our Testimony Truly Has Power To Impact Lives

Our Testimony

  Our testimony is how Jesus shines His light on others in this world. What your story says about how Jesus worked in your life, touches and impacts lives around us.   Sharing our testimony doesn’t have to be something daunting and scary or structured and perfect. Really, it is simply telling our story of how Jesus stepped into our life and the difference He made in our life. (more…)

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Our Commonality – We’ve All Got Issues

Got issues

  Got issues? I hope you won’t leave me hanging. I need to know that you are with me, that you realize that we’ve all got issues. Our issues might not be the same, but that doesn’t diminish the fact that we still have them. Today I want to look at the story of a woman from Mark 5:25-34 who had an issue of blood for twelve years. (Mark 5:25) Mark 5:26 goes on to tell us that she had suffered many things from many physicians. She had spent all that …

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Understanding God as the Lord God Who Heals Us

God Who Heals

  God’s name, Jehovah Rapha means the Lord God who heals. Raised in the Christian faith, one of the most difficult attributes of God’s character and nature to understand for me was regarding healing. Raised in a denomination that seemed to put little emphasis on God as God who heals, (more…)

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Remembering Past Victories During Our Present Difficulties

Remembering Past Victories

  Remembering past victories can be one of our greatest benefits in our present difficulties.   Going through this current season has caused me to take some time to remember. Recently I thought back to one of our families past victories, when my oldest daughter was about to get married. (more…)

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Our Current Financial Crisis Proves The Folly Of Trusting In Our Money

trusting in our money

  Trusting in our money will fail us. That statement might have sounded a bit trite previously, but now, probably not so much. We are facing so many different battles because of what has gone on in our world.  Coronavirus slam dunked the stock market, businesses, and our personal income in a matter of weeks. (more…)

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Are You Having A Hard Time Holding On To Hope?

hope

Take a moment to picture the person filled with hope, and then, the hopeless person. When I pictured a person filled with hope I see a woman with a big smile on the face dancing outside in the warmth of the sunshine. I see the hopeless woman inside, sitting in darkness and despair. (more…)

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