Adoration

We all know what’s it’s like to adore something. For some, it’s our family, our spouse, or even our dog. We might even adore something like our shoes! I don’t know about you, but I’m quick to rave about things and people that I adore. I often see this as the barometer for how I

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A Little Hope…

  I recently heard this story, and though it’s relevant to the season I’m going through right now, it was so refreshing to be reminded of a few key truths from 1 Samuel 1: “There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite[a] from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu,

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Grace Abounds

Recently, I heard a sermon on how grace abounds. It’s one of those truths that I know in my brain, but my heart has trouble remembering. I feel guilt and shame, even after I have confessed and repented. I feel at times that God is disappointed with me. Paul writes in Romans 5:1-2, “Therefore, since

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Patience

As we look at the fruits of the spirit today, patience is one that continually comes up in confessions to God for me. I am a planner by nature; I like to know what’s ahead, and once I know what’s ahead, I like to make steps to make sure everything goes smoothly. God has a

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God is love…

God is love. This might seem like an obvious statement, but so often I find myself questioning what that means when I don’t get something I want. I’ve been trained by culture to see God as this “Daddy Warbucks”, and less of the Creator of the World. 1 John 2:15 -17 says, “Do not love

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