The Storm

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I want to be like Jesus. I think this is the heart that every Christian should desire. But as I ask the Lord to make me more and more like His Son, I somehow assume in my heart that this will come without storms, fires, and winds. When these things come and try my faith, purify my heart, and reveal …

TRUST HIM

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Gods been asking me to trust HIM. To step out in faith, ignoring the circumstances that seem to contradict, the feelings that draw me away, and the thoughts of unbelief, and simply TRUST HIM. I can get so worked up with worry, fear, and care about the future and the things that are most pressing on my heart, that I …

Wait…and Be Encouraged!

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I have never really thought about the concept of God waiting upon us! But it’s so true because He does wait upon us! Part of that waiting involves Him building more and more of the character of His Son in us! God desires to bless us sooo much! But He knows that His blessings can also distract us from Him. …

Journey…Northwoods…Spanish

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I thought that my last trip to the Northwoods was my last trip!…but God has a way of surprising us sometimes! This Journey will be different, because it’s in Spanish. =) I know this will be a stretch for me…but I am so thankful that God knows both languages LOL. I believe that God wants to show me and the …

Surrender and Be Strengthened

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I was so encouraged last night as I read this entry in “Streams in the Desert.” Maybe it’s because I often find myself grasping and clinging on to those things that are near to my heart! I have this belief that if I hold onto them, I will find security, satisfaction, peace, and joy that can only be found IN …

He Thinks of Me

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“…Yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.” (Psalm 40:17 KJV) Those five words captivated my attention as I read them…”the Lord thinks upon me.” My attention was riveted there. Wait! You mean to tell me that God thinks about…me? The One who spoke the universe into existence, the …

O Chambers ~ July 5th

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This morning, I woke up with a lot on my heart and I really needed to hear this!…it’s amazing to me how God will always be faithful to us and He is always there to pick us up when we stumble and when we fall! I stand amazed and overwhelmed. Be encouraged and blessed today! Commit your way to the …

Blood Bought Freedom

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Happy Independence Day!  This song has been a big inspiration to me to think not only of the men and women who have given their very lives for the cause of freedom, but also our wonderful Savior. His sacrificial blood has given freedom from sin and death to all who will but receive it! What an awesome thought!! Be encouraged! …