Category Archives: rely on God

When life gets tough, God gives you scriptures to live by

No doubt about it, life can get very tough.  You can become ill, lose your job, lose your home or lose your precious feeling of being safe.  Seems like you are always in crisis mode.  It’s at times like these … Continue reading

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Life is tough when scars run deep, but God makes ways to cope, #2

Triggers.  That seems to be a very present and pressing occurrence in the lives of many who thought they had recovered from abuse.  A dear friend has been struggling with those awful feelings triggered by present circumstances even though the … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way, #2

Oh, how much Pastor G and I have struggled through the years to believe Jesus when times got so very hard!  Many had been the time when we said, “Lord, we know You promise to provide for our physical needs … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way

God gave us promises in His word to encourage us to keep moving forward in our walk with Him.  Pastor G and I know how good a thing that is because our hardship list looks somewhat like the Apostle Paul’s.  … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Jesus tells it like it is, and He expects us to do the same.  He expects us to be ready to share what we know and have been taught at the right time in the right circumstances.  That’s where wisdom … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Many have questioned what Jesus means in John 15:12-14.  History shows that some heroes of faith did indeed lose their lives for God’s and others’ sakes.  There’s more, though.  Friends are those you have something in common with.  In this … Continue reading

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Yielding to Jesus as Lord can be hard, but God makes a way, #2

Having Jesus as the Lord of your life means putting the things that matter to Him, the Father and the Holy Spirit first.  Isn’t it great that we have the conditional promise in Matthew 6:31-33 that we can remind Him … Continue reading

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