Category Archives: Sin

I hate adoption.

Originally posted on Those Sweet Bare Feet:
We hear all about the adoptive parents side– how challenging it is, how difficult it is to raise traumatized children, but we never hear from the adoptive siblings point of view.  All my…

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Coming ‘Home’: When Missionaries Come Off the Field

By Carla Williams They were so vulnerable and wounded, barely able to look me in the eye. They’d gone into missions directly after college, bright with hope and the thrill of obedience. With sincere love and determination, they’d adopted an … Continue reading

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Why don’t we get free?

This morning, after a fresh round of hearing about people’s lives…pain from past abuse, perpetual sins, emotional issues springing from both, complacency (settling for a mediocre “life in Christ”)…and the list could go on, the Holy Spirit brought this passage … Continue reading

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You and Your Calling, and God’s Expectations

Reading this morning in Genesis, it struck me again, but in a new and fresh way: God expects us to do battle for our calling. Yes, He does! There is a strange doctrine in the Church today. Maybe it’s only … Continue reading

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The Power of the Cross of Jesus

“…one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13 and 14 … Continue reading

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A revelation of Revelation

Happy Sunday! My prayers this morning led me into a time of thinking about the changes in our world, the new and increasing temptations to depart from God, or to allow myself to descend into a half-hearted relationship to my … Continue reading

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Right now…

Did you know that God does amazing things in the earth? Amazing things! We hear so few of the testimonies of what He is doing, but when we do, we’re amazed! Right now people are being saved and delivered! Right … Continue reading

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