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Replacing anxiety

Anxiety takes the joy out of our lives, replacing it with dread and fear and insecurity.  Jesus says to us, “Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for … Continue reading

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Ambition for the quiet life

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands. . . .”                                   … Continue reading

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Solidly anchored

“Thou dost keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusts in thee.”                                            Isaiah … Continue reading

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Living in Dependence

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him. . .”    Colossians 2:6  NIV “Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish … Continue reading

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Stop struggling! Rest in God.

We get so pressured in our preoccupation with managing of the details of our lives.  We are haunted by the illusion that we are in control of the outcomes.  This sense of responsibility drives us and keeps us on edge. … Continue reading

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Strength in weakness

One of the most common questions of mankind experiencing loss and grief is, “Why is this happening to me?  Why does God allow so much suffering in the world?  This is not the way I would do it, if I … Continue reading

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A Saving Look

As Israel was being led through the wilderness with little food and water, they began to grumble.  (Numbers 21:4-9)  They writhed under the plan of God to bring them through such hardship, and they rebelled against the leaders who brought … Continue reading

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