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A New Understanding of Jeremiah 29:11 #WordWednesday

It’s one of the most loved Bible verses of all time. It’s probably the most memorized and quoted. And possibly the most tattooed!  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you, and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” Jeremiah 29:11. (I don’t know this man in …

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Do You Need to Know God is on Your Side?: Word Wednesday

  We’ve been studying seven promises of God this week. Only seven even though there are thousands. And as we studied together Monday, I found a nugget under the black in white translation of my Bible that has stuck with me all week like a fuzz ball on a sweater. It’s helped me understand why I can’t always feel God’s …

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God Gives Promises with Yellow Paint

“Love never fails.” 1 Corinthians 13:8  I’m sitting in my newest favorite writing place. It’s not a Starbucks or a Port City Java (for my local Wilmington friends). It’s in my home. I’ve finally graduated from writing in the corner of our dining room. I have an office! It’s not decorated, nothing on the walls yet, and it’s messy. I never knew how …

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Look Up

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the works of His hands (Psalm 19:1).   Our family lives outside the city limits between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, so the sky is very dark at night. But its darkness grows blacker during the wee hours of the morning right before the sun announces the …

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