Why You Can Trust God’s Timing

A man, Jarius, frantically pushes through the crowds, desperate to get to Jesus. His daughter is dying, and there’s no time to lose. Falling down at Jesus’s feet, he begs him to come and save his daughter. Jesus follows, as Jarius begins to lead him back to his house. But the crowds are relentless. Fear […]

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Live for an Audience of One

Short post today, because I’m swamped with homework and studying for exams. 🙂 It’s so easy to care about other’s opinions of us. The things we say, wear, eat and do are often filtered through what it will make others think. We need people to think well of us, to like us, to love us. […]

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Don’t Beg For Bread

Imagine with me, for a moment, a beggar. He’s on the street corner, begging for coins, or food, or anything you’ll give him. That’s a sad picture, isn’t it? We all hope never to be in that place. But what if I told you, that beggar you’ve imagined, had been invited to a banquet. There […]

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Dealing with Disappointment

This world lets us down. We are faced with disappointments every day. Sometimes it’s little things that hardly phase us. But whether it’s a less than satisfactory grade in school, a cancelled plan, a lost friend or anything else, disappointments sometimes shake our world. What can we do when faced with a disappointment that threatens […]

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The Power of Scripture

Last week at my youth group, our leaders read scripture over us, specific to our struggles. It was pretty cool. We would say something we had been struggling with and they would give us a few verses. When they read a verse for me, I was a little reluctant at first. I hadn’t explained my […]

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Why You Can Love Sinners

I can be a pretty prideful person. Especially when it comes to my sisters. See, whenever they do something wrong, I feel it is my duty to inform them of it. I mean, my parent’s can’t catch everything! In my sin, I enjoy getting them in trouble, bossing them around and snapping rude comments when […]

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