Hope For The Broken

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  It’s sad to say, but it’s true.. Too often Christians are known for what we are against.. Not for what we are for. Not all of us.. Not all of the time.. But a lot of the time. Sometimes people are turned off by the church in general. And hear me when I say …

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Labels are for cans of food. Labels are for items of clothing. Labels are NOT for people. They shouldn’t be…that is. Romans 2:3 ~ Do you suppose, O man —- you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself —- that you will escape the judgement of God? Hmmm. OUCH. So…. …

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Ever been the NEW person? The only person in the room who doesn’t know anybody? Ever felt like everyone was staring at you? Judging you? Ever judged anyone? Ever been judged? Fairly or Unfairly? I think it’s safe to say YES to all the above. There’s a difference in judging and being wise and making …

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    I decided to start posting these “Thankful Thursdays” again. See, it is easy to get out of the habit of practicing thanksgiving, and I need little reminders from time to time. Maybe you do as well. While doing one of my morning daily devotions, One Thousand Gifts Devotional by Ann Voskamp, I just …

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There’s just something about sharing the deepest parts of yourself with others. The ugly parts that God has turned into something beautiful. It’s a vulnerable place to be in. An out of your comfort zone place. Yet, it’s a place that God is glorified in. I am reminded in Acts 22…when Paul asks to speak to …

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The picture above is of part of my flowerbed…and as you can see, the weeds are taking over. I was going to pull the weeds. Why pull them when I can spray some weed-killer on them and be done with it?? Then, it hit me… So many times we try to do everything ourselves (at …

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You have heard it said, “Nobody’s perfect”. Why then, knowing this is a fact, do we sometimes expect others to live up to our standards..instead of God’s standards? He is the only perfect One. As those who have accepted the free gift of salvation (Christians), we are called to be patient, humble, kind and gentle …

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                                               When I am gone….how will I be remembered?? When my time on this earth is done, what legacy will I leave behind? Surely I am not the only person who has had these thoughts.  I know it isn’t something we tend to think about when we are younger. We should though..and as adults …

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 There is one thing God’s love cannot do. It can not forgive the unrepentant sinner. ~ Billy Graham Hello friends! Let me begin today by sharing something that I wrote during my quiet time with God this morning:    I am learning patience with this calling HE has put upon me. To wait until I …

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Romans 2:1-4 (NKJV) ~ Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. But we know that judgement of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. And do you think this, O …

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