Faith

Trust in the Lord with all your heart …

People often ask me, “What is Proverbs 3:5-6” because it is a scripture close to my heart. And without any thought, I usually just recite it off the top of my head, rarely considering whether or not I am applying it to my life. I think so many times we take familiar Bible verses just […]

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We need David’s kind of fearlessness

As I studied 1 Samuel this week, I was in awe at David’s courage—he possessed a boldness uncommon, a bravery to fight a giant and most importantly, a firmness in Christ. As a young shepherd, David took care of his father’s sheep and even killed both a lion and bear to protect them [see 1 […]

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But what is God’s Plan?

As Christians, we want to make decisions according to God’s Will—but what happens when we simply do not know which direction God wants us to go? Sooner or later in life we all have to make some decisions. Which university should I go to? Whom should I marry? Should I move here or there? The […]

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God will meet your needs

“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 It is easy to read this verse alone and think only of our understanding of needs, but Paul is saying this in the context of a greater story. In the previous verses of this chapter, […]

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Faith

Faith in Action

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.  Hebrews 11:1 Here, Hebrews 11:1 tells us that faith is the willingness to believe in things we cannot see and the prospects and promises that have not yet occurred. The beginning point of faith is believing in God’s […]

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Lessons I learned from chapter twenty three

With my birthday this week, I’ve been super reflective on everything I’ve learned over the past year. Despite all of the ups and downs, the good, the bad and the ugly, chapter 23 has been a special one [and probably one I’ll never forget]. So here’s what I learned… Trust God in all areas of your […]

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