Monthly Archives: September 2014

Family heirlooms

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 My grandmother celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend. This verse is a favorite of hers so I … Continue reading

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Confirm your calling and election

“I sought the Lord, and he answered me;     he delivered me from all my fears.” Psalm 34:4 You are here, chosen, for such a time as time as this. Claim the promises from God (goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, mutual … Continue reading

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Be strong! Be courageous!

We learn more in our valley experiences than on our mountaintops. The view may be better from the mountaintop, but the lessons lay in the valleys. It takes courage to get through those valleys. “Be on your guard; stand firm … Continue reading

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Don’t trade reality for imagination

“The eternal God is your refuge,     and underneath are the everlasting arms. He will drive out your enemies before you,     saying, ‘Destroy them!’” Deuteronomy 33:27 Go gently through this day, leaning on Me and enjoying My Presence. Thank Me for … Continue reading

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Redeemed!

“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace  that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,  he made known to us the mystery of his will according to … Continue reading

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My anchor holds within the veil

“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain,  where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf.” Hebrews 6:19 Pour all of your energy into trusting Me- … Continue reading

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You’re alive!

“You will go out in joy     and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills     will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field     will clap their hands.” Isaiah 55:12 “Though I am King of … Continue reading

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