Identity in Christ

Our Identity in Christ and What the Bible Tells About Us.

Feeling Like A Failure

Feeling Like A Failure

Feeling like a failure is not uncommon for women. I have been in women’s ministry for the past 14 years. I have heard from women in all shapes and sizes. I have talked to women financially well off and struggling to make ends meet. Some were single and some married; some parents, grandparents, and not parents. I rarely have had in-depth conversations that feeling like a failure in some area of life doesn’t come up. I remember a number of years ago sitting in a car repair shop and overhearing …

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Failure & A Thirsty Woman With A Messy Life

Failure

Failure = Lack of success; falling short of a set goal John 4:4-29 is the story of a thirsty woman with a messy life. She was married 5 times and each marriage ended in failure. I have always thought of the woman in John 4 as my kindred spirit. If there is any woman in Scripture whom I best identified with when I came to Christ, it is this woman. She faced divorce repeatedly. She had a bad reputation. She had failed enough that wearing a failure label was as …

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“I am a Failure” Label

I am a Failure

I am a failure. Many women wear this belief as a failure label every where they go and in everything they do. If you haven’t read Mom’s previous blog post, Divorced: Wearing the Failure Label, please go back and read it. She tells about her divorces and how they led her to wear a failure label for a long time. Then come back and read this blog. Divorce is a subject is taboo in the church. I can’t remember the last time I heard a sermon on divorce and how to overcome and move …

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Identity Theft: True Identity Blog Series

Identity Theft

Identity theft is a big deal today. People steal other people’s personal and financial information. They assume the other person’s identity. Then they make purchases using the other person’s information. This is identity theft. It has happened to me. In the world we live in today, it is highly probable identity theft will happen to you at some point, if it hasn’t already. (more…)

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Do I Really Matter?

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Dear Sister, I wonder if you have ever asked the question, do I really matter? Sometimes it’s hard to find the answer to this question in the world in which we live. Maybe it is because the true answer is not found in this world but in the truth of God’s word. I love how God’s word speaks to our deepest needs and longings if only we will listen. (more…)

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Women: Creation’s Crown

woman in the field

Ladies, I hope you will enjoy this next series of blog posts they will be devotional style posts and inspiration will be their purpose. Use them as a part of your early morning quiet time to help you focus on God and His word, as a breath of fresh encouragement in the midst of your day, or end your day with His truth on your mind and in your heart. Blessings and Refreshing to you! Pat (more…)

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