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Posts Tagged: God’s promises

5 Good Reasons to Trust God

  Jesus said, “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me” (NLT). His words—“Don’t let your hearts be troubled”—imply that we have control over worry and fear’s role in our lives. We can choose to let them run rampant or we can choose to trust God instead.   Letting… [ read more ]

Finding Courage and Hope When Nothing’s Going Right

  The word “all” is teeny but don’t overlook its might. Here are several verses that will instill courage and hope when you’re tempted to say, “Nothing’s going right.”   But Jesus looked at them and said, “With men this is impossible, but all things are possible with God.” ( Amplified)   I can do… [ read more ]

Taking Time to Pause and Ponder God's Promises

This week I escaped with my husband for a three-day retreat at our favorite getaway. We needed a break because our ministry schedule has kept us going non-stop for months and the pace is about to step up another notch. Besides, our 29th wedding anniversary is this month and our tradition is to celebrate with… [ read more ]

What to do When Your World Caves In

I’ve spoken at two women’s retreats this month, and oh, the stories I hear. Obviously, for confidentiality’s sake, I can’t go into detail about them. But I can say that women carry huge burdens…. Some are battling cancer or watching their loved ones fight the disease. Others tell of their husband’s unfaithfulness or of them… [ read more ]