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Uncomfortable, Yet True

Never before in my life have I understood the importance of the variety of the members of the body of Christ until now.  I have struggled with appreciating other believers and their differences.  I have not been living by the truth that God created each one of us uniquely and is working in our lives…

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Pray Without Ceasing

 Have you ever read the seventeenth verse of 1 Thessalonians chapter 5, and questioned how one might pray without ceasing?  So did I, until recently.  Through an intense, online discipleship program that I have been apart of for the past month (more on that later), I learned the truth about what this verse is saying.…

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Bible Reading Update #12

Hello! We are approaching our last week of reading the gospels together! It’s been so wonderful to read about Jesus’ life and teachings this summer. I hope that you continue to read and study God’s Word each day in the future. In the meantime, let’s review some passages from this past week: ~ In John…

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Bible Reading Update #11

Dear friends, It’s been yet another encouraging week in God’s Word for all of us, I’m sure. Even though I have heard some of the stories we read in John before, they all seem to have new meaning each time I read them. A short passage that stood out to me this week was John…

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Bible Reading Update #10

Good afternoon, friends! This marks 10 weeks of reading through the gospels together!  I sure have been learning a lot this summer through reading my Bible, and I pray that you have been too.  I’d like to share some things that stood out to me personally this week.   ~ When I read Luke 22:42,…

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Bible Reading Update #9

Good afternoon everyone! I’ve enjoyed spending time in God’s Word through reading the gospels this summer, and I can’t believe we are into our third and final month.  I’ve loved receiving emails from some of you telling me how you have been encouraged through reading your Bibles.  I know hearing testimonies and insights from others…

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Bible Reading Update #8

Hello friends! I can’t believe our second month of reading in this Bible plan is nearly over!  I hope you all are discovering new things in God’s Word each day.  Something I enjoy doing is color-coding each verse that I highlight in my Bible.  For example, I highlight verses that stand out to me personally…

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Bible Reading Update #7

Hey y’all! Sorry for the delayed update this week.  We’ve been in Oklahoma this past week spending time with friends, and making homemade ice cream!  I just wanted to share a quick story with you about a woman named Asia Bibi.  Asia is a Pakistani woman who defended her faith against Islamic co-workers, and was…

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Bible Reading Update #6

Hello! I hope you all had a great week!  I enjoyed reading in Mark this week and finding new details that weren’t in Matthew.  One of the verses that stood out to me was Mark 8:35 which says, “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and…

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