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Your Faith Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Real Faith

Your Faith Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Real Faith

I often find myself thinking about the great men and women of faith we see in the Bible. Their boldness, courage, fearlessness, and tenacity to pursue after what God had laid out for them. I often compare myself to these individuals. Maybe you’ve done the same. I wish I was that bold and faithful I tell myself. I wish I trusted God as unabashedly as they did. It’s really easy for me to compare myself to those who have done things I yearn to do. Not only within the words of the Bible but also in day-to-day life.

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God Has A Purpose For Your Pain

God Has A Purpose For Your Pain

“God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them,” says the Apostle Paul. But do we truly believe this in the midst of every circumstance and trial we face in life? Do we really believe he has a purpose for our pain, sorrow, and despair? It may not always be easy to accept, but that doesn’t mean the words of Paul to be any less true.

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If You’re Not Chasing Jesus, Then You’re Chasing Death

If You’re Not Chasing Jesus, Then You’re Chasing Death

There are many things in this world that constantly pull and beg for our attention, our heart, our worship, and our souls. The battle for our heart that takes place each and every day is an active one and one that begs to be acknowledged if one seeks any chance of keeping themselves one a straight and narrow path. Why? Because if we don’t learn to put up our guard as Christians, the enemy will seek every opportunity it can to steal, kill and destroy our hearts (John 10:10).

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4 Things All Christians Should Do Heading Into 2017

4 Things All Christians Should Do Heading Into 2017

Pray

Prayer is the foundation in which we are called to lay all things upon. And as the end of 2016 comes to a close, the beginning of a new year filled with new opportunities and experiences is right around the corner. Let us first pray for safety and guidance as we set off into a new year, and let us also thank God for his goodness and provision for the year prior.

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Christians Aren’t Hypocrites, They’re Human

Christians Aren’t Hypocrites, They’re Human

I remember growing up in church and always feeling a little intimidated when one of the pastors would walk by my family in the foyer or hallway. There was this reverence and awe that came over me each and every time I saw one of them, and I believe it was because I truly did respect the calling that God had placed on each of their lives. But while my reverence for them was vast, my parents always took the time to remind me that they need Jesus just as much as the next person. They didn’t say this with ill-intent, but instead to give me an honest look at the reality of the Christian life. That we’re going to make mistakes. That we all are in need of Jesus.

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