Faith, growth

Three Means To a Strong Faith

The goal of any Christian is to have and maintain a strong faith. The question is, how do we do that? We are getting ready to wrap up the subject of faith this month. Let’s look at three ways to maintain a strong faith. Here we go: Strong Faith Starts with Trusting the Right Source Look at what Acts 4:10-12…

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Clear Directions

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;    do not depend on your own understanding.Seek his will in all you do,    and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) Are you looking for direction in your life? Here is the formula.  It starts with who you trust and seek and how much you are willing to trust and seek. We…

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A Glimpse at Those Who Lived by Faith

Read Hebrews 11 Think about the following hypothetical scenarios. You and your spouse live in a nice home on a nice piece of land. You have a big pool and outdoor living space. Nearby are family and friends you invite over and entertain often. You’re in heaven. You love your life, and everything is just the way you dreamed it…

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Our Helper

God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.                                                        Psalm 46:1 (NLT) Isn’t it comforting that we have help exactly when we need it? God is always available and is eager to come to the aid of his children.

Faith, growth

Moving Mountains Is Possible

Read Matthew 17:14-20 (NLT) Have you ever experienced a situation where you were asked by someone (perhaps a boss) to handle a task you felt unequipped to do? What was that like? Did you have enough faith in yourself to accomplish what you were asked to do, or did you doubt yourself? In today’s reading, we find this scenario. Jesus,…

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Exposed

Jeremiah 17:9-10 (NLT) FYI…our inner-most intentions, thoughts and motives are exposed to God. We may be able to hide them from man, but not from God. He will justly give us what we deserve.

Faith, growth

True Faith

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) To prepare for this devotion, I wanted to find out how others defined faith, how they describe it in their own words. I came upon this anonymous quote in my research. It says, “Faith is all about believing. You don’t know how…

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Faith, God, Verse of the Week

Verse of the Week

For we live by faith, not by sight.  2 Corinthians 5:7 Faith does not come easy for some. Perhaps it’s because they don’t think they have anything to put their faith into, or don’t know what to put their faith into. Faith is our theme on the blog this month. Stay tuned for weekly devotions as we dive into what…

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