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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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It’s true! You really can recover from spiritual abuse, disillusionment and disappointment.

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Being a prisoner is tough, but God makes a way, #2

May God grant you the peace that comes from embracing the wonderful, encouraging words in Psalm 9:9-10!  We know you seek Jesus daily and perhaps many times during the day.  May you feel His embracing presence in your life as … Continue reading

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Being a prisoner is tough, but God makes a way

There is absolutely nothing and no one that can separate you from God or His love.  Because Jesus was imprisoned before His crucifixion, He understands what you are going through.  During that time, He experiences emotional and physical pain as … Continue reading

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Care giving is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Just like Elijah, who was rocked by threats against his life after a hugely successful but draining encounter with Ahab and the prophets of Baal, God is here for you at times when you are drained.  Like Elijah, the emotions … Continue reading

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Care giving is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Jesus is our friend indeed!  He wants us to share our burdens and even give them to Him and, in return, He wants us to share and bear His, which He says are lighter.  Could it be that they are … Continue reading

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Care giving is tough, but God makes a way

God is pleased with your acts of love and service.  He knows you give of yourself with your whole heart, and He knows sometimes you feel downright burdened and overwhelmed. God wants you to take care of your own needs, … Continue reading

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Being sick is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Some have indeed been blessed to be commissioned like Jesus was in the ways listed in Luke 4:18.  What a joy it is to be God’s instrument of release and healing in this way!  You could be sick, brokenhearted and … Continue reading

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Being sick is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Sickness brings pain, suffering and loneliness. Because you may believe your experience is unique, you may believe no one understands what you are going through.  Do you know that’s not true?  God has given the gift of compassion to many, … Continue reading

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Weariness is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Our sweet Jesus offers help that no person can give.  What He’s saying  in Matthew 11:28-30 is that your load will seem lighter even if there are no changes in your circumstances.  Not only that, He offers to trade yokes: … Continue reading

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