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Can I Say No to God?

Can I Say No to God?

Sometimes it is easier to turn off our hearts in obedience than to wrestle with God about things we don’t want to do. God wants connection over obedience.

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Where is the Great Joy

Where is the Great Joy?

The angels declared great joy for all the people, but shortly afterward great pain entered the region Jesus came. Where is the great joy that was promised?

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How to Succeed in the Wilderness

Have you tasted the joy of living in who you were called to be, but now feel you are in some forgotten place? Here is how to succeed in the wilderness.

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What is Hindering My Prayers?

What is Hindering My Prayers?

In my efforts to not manipulate God, I hinder my prayers by limiting them to things I feel are reasonable. I create my own lid to what God may do for me.

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What I Learned From My 8

What I Learned From My 8 Year Old’s Birthday

She could have let this disappointment ruin her whole day, but she didn’t. She was great. This is what I learned from my 8 year old’s birthday.

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Giving Up or Overcoming?

Giving Up or Overcoming?

Disappointment sets us back where we downgrade our view of God so we will not get hurt again. Are we giving up on God or overcoming in our faith?

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God Wants to Bless You

God Wants to Bless You

We devalue God’s love to think He only blesses us to be a blessing. That’s not love; that’s manipulation. He didn’t spare His Son, won’t He also…

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Does God Play Favorites

Does God Play Favorites?

Why are some people’s prayers answered? Some people find success, fulfillment, and basic joy in life. Does God play favorites? God hated Esau didn’t He?

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Can God Be Disappointed in You

Can God Be Disappointed in You?

I stumbled over the question, “Do they feel your love in their disobedience or are they aware of your displeasure?” Should we have no negative emotions?

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How Come Nobody Wanted Me?

How Come Nobody Wanted Me?

As kids we are too young to properly interpret our world. Without direction we are bound to get it wrong. My interpretation of my world was I was unwanted.

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Resting On The Floor Of Your Wilderness

Resting On The Floor Of Your Wilderness

Sometimes God allows our own subtle will to become a wilderness that we would tire of laboring for answers and listen instead to His heart by resting.

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How God Motivates Us Not to Sin

How Does God Motivate Us Not to Sin?

We use accountability, consequences, shame, and guilt to motivate people not to sin. But, what does God use? How does God motivate us not to sin?

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