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Discouragement: Disillusioned Self-love~ Oswald Chambers

Discouragement is disillusioned self-love, and self-love may be love for my devotion to Jesus–not my love for Jesus Himself (My Utmost for His Highest). Photo By Kim Andrist Oswald never tip-toed around the hard stuff. He always called it as he saw it. When I read this sentence above, the words went straight to my human heart. Me? Self-love? Love …

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Character Building

“No one is born either naturally or supernaturally with character; it must be developed. Nor are we born with habits–we have to form Godly habits on the basis of the new life God has placed in us. We are not to be seen as God’s perfect, bright shining example, but to be seen as the everyday essence of ordinary life exhibiting …

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Is My Life a Bethlehem?

Put God’s Son First. “Whoever receives one little child like this in my name receives Me” (Matthew 18:5). God came as a baby, giving and entrusting Himself to me. He expects my personal life to be a “Bethlehem.” Am I allowing my natural life to be slowly transformed by the dwelling life of the Son of God? God’s ultimate purpose …

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Are you a Struggling Dreamer too?

Comparison often stops us from taking those first steps of faith. It stops us from painting the picture, writing that song, or publishing our book; we assume it’s already been painted or written before. But if God has called you; if He has given you that dream; then He has purpose that only you can fulfill. Someone needs to hear …

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