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Tests & Trials: Strengthen Your Faith

Tests & Trials: Strengthen Your Faith

So in my last post i started a three part series on Tests & Trials within the context of Faith. In part one ‘Passing the Test of Faith’ i wrote about the fact that we will have various tests and trials in our lives and that our faith will be tested with these trials (check it out […]

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Tests and Trials: Passing The Test of Faith

Tests and Trials: Passing The Test of Faith

I was reading James chapter 1 the other day in light of some current trials that i’m having to walk through, so i started meditating on the first part of the chapter. As i did i asked myself, “how can i practically apply this text to my life right now in the midst of certain […]

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Battle Of The Flesh: The Struggle Is Real!

Battle Of The Flesh: The Struggle Is Real!

Recently I’ve been more awakened than ever to the spiritual war against our flesh as i had found myself in this crazy struggle of being led by my emotions and feelings. I recently just got married in December and i absolutely adore my husband, he’s literally the sweetest most loving man that you’d find on the planet, […]

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Why You Don’t Desire God More Than Everything

Why You Don’t Desire God More Than Everything

As I was washing my face and doing my little nightly beauty routine, I felt that same weird twinge I had felt earlier in the evening while I was scrolling through my social media pages during my supposed “quiet time”, turn sharply in my chest again and this time I decided to pay attention to it […]

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Jenice’s Story: A Familiar ‘Chick Flick’

Jenice’s Story: A Familiar ‘Chick Flick’

This journey of life will take you through peaks and valleys. Just hold on, because it has a purpose. If you keep moving you’ll find the peak. I have the honor of witnessing the transformed life of someone so dear to me live through a dark and desolate valley to get to the heights of […]

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Surrendering My Plans for His Greater Plans

Surrendering My Plans for His Greater Plans

I recently got an awesome revelation after God blessed me with an amazing, huge blessing several weeks ago. This blessing took me by surprise although it was something that I had been praying for for a while now, and it literally just happened out of no where…of course that’s just how God works right??!  Anyway, […]

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Love God Love Others {Devotional}

Love God Love Others {Devotional}

Written By Guest Writer: Charlene Schweigert As I was studying God’s word in I Peter, I meditated on God’s great love for us and all that Jesus has done for us. God is always faithful and we can count on His love every day. As we create our own lives, we need to keep our […]

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{Devotional}::Cast All Your Cares

{Devotional}::Cast All Your Cares

Anxieties, worry, dwelling on bad thoughts, and having unsubstantiated concerns can actually cause your body to accept illness. They war against your body and soul (your conscience). Jesus knew this so He instructed us to give all these burdens to Him and to take His yoke upon us. This means His yoke of love and […]

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God sees your heart, trust Him with it

God sees your heart, trust Him with it

Written by Char Schweigert There are many people who are not aware they have a hidden wound in their heart. One that people cannot see. These wounds are considered as a broken heart. Causes can be numerous. Rejection, shame, blame, unforgiveness and bad feelings. Satan attacks us through others and in our weakness we accept […]

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Deeper Intimacy With Jesus in 2014

Deeper Intimacy With Jesus in 2014

Happy New Year!! I am praying that this year will be your very best year yet and may you draw closer to God and more intimate with Him than ever before. “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you” (James 4:8). Resolve in your heart that you will make it a point […]

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