Chosen

Chosen

There is purpose for you…and for me.  There is Divine reason behind our existence.  Not only is there a plan for our lives—but destiny! Before His breath breathed substance, before His words shaped stars—The Lord chose you to be His most treasured possession. “For it pleased God in His kindness to choose me and call me,even […]

Affirming Truth vs. Positive Thinking

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“What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will understand later.” John 13:7 I speak these words today not to convince myself all will work out fine or to look on some “bright” side. This is not me hugging myself while saying over and over again . . . — “Jesus loves […]

Note to Self . . .

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I am complete in Christ.  Colossians 2:9-10 I have direct access to the throne of grace.  Hebrews 4:14-16 I am free from condemnation.  Romans 8:1-2 I am assured that God works for my good in all circumstances.  Romans 8:28 I am free from any condemnation brought against me. I cannot be separated from the love […]

It is Well

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The past several years have been a stream of difficulties. I’m not exaggerating, nor am I sympathy seeking. It wasn’t until yesterday while I was listening to the sermon at church that God did a bit of a flashback showing me it all.  Not so I’d feel sorry for myself.  But because I can be […]

Just Be Held

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“Remain in Me as I remain in you, and you will bear much fruit.” Remain [in the Greek] = be present, be held continually, to not depart. Focused solely on the first 3 words here (while chastising our failure at it to boot!) we often miss what follows . . .  “as I remain in […]