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HOW TO OVERCOME SINS

Seven Steps for Overcoming Sin Overcoming sin―changing―should not be left to chance. A definite plan is needed. What steps can we take to ensure success? God has called Christians to a life of change. Peter summarized it this way in Acts 3:19: “Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.” Both “repent” and […]

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Positive Sorrow

Are there different kinds of sorrow? The Bible clearly explains there are. In fact, a vital part of repentance is learning to come to the right kind of sorrow. The Bible tells us it is important that we understand the right kind of sorrow, which leads to heartfelt repentance and change. Most of us would say, “I’m sorry,” […]

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PRAYERS for the Sick

Please heal my broken heart. Fill me with the peace and joy I know can only come from You during this hard time. Walk closely beside me during my journey to healing and recovery that I know is possible through Your power alone. WOMAN’S DAY STAFF2 OF 15 Father God, Many of us need healing. I […]

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OVERCOMING OPPRESSION

Overcoming Oppression and Depression Scriptures Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. (Galatians 5:1, KJV). Confess: I’m standing fast in the liberty wherewith Christ has made me free; I will not be entangled again in a yoke of bondage. Then said […]

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when God’s answers are not what you wanted.

When God’s answers are not what you wanted remember the following; Knows Better I don’t have to remind you that God is omniscient, which means, He’s all-knowing. Nothing has ever occurred to God…ever, so when God answers in a way that isn’t pleasing to us or may be nearly the opposite of what we asked […]

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5 Types Of men That Christian Women Should Avoid.

Self-Centered, Self-Focused If it’s all about them, you might find that you always come in second, or third, or even fourth. If someone is only concerned about themselves and not others, you might be better off finding someone who is more concerned with the welfare of others than they are about themselves. A person should […]

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4 Situations When It Is OK To Break The Rules

When can a Christian break the rules? What are the exceptions? To Preserve Life If someone told you to do something that broke man’s law, you would naturally say no, but what if you were forced to do so? When some were hiding Jews during World War Two, was it okay to tell a lie […]

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Forgiveness: How Can We Be Forgiven?

Forgiveness came at a very high price. The only way we could be forgiven of breaking God’s laws was to have Jesus pay our death penalty in our place. The perfect, holy God abhors sin and evil, yet His beloved human creation has succumbed to sin. Every human being has sinned, and this terrible blotch has […]

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Why Does God Allow Us To Suffer?

Why does God allow such suffering in the world? Is there a purpose behind pain? A Fallen World The primary reason that there is suffering in the world is that Adam and Eve disobeyed God, and thus, broke the command to not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. They decided […]

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7 Signs God Is Pushing You Into Awesome

Here are seven signs that God is pushing you into something much better. Correction When things start falling apart, possibly because you and I are doing something contrary to God’s will, He will gently nudge us with a bit of correction. The correction might come in the form of a job loss, a pay cut, […]