Bible Reading Plan, prayer, thankfulness

New 30 Day Challenge: Thanking God for His Answers before He Answers

  Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful….(Col. 4:2). I’ve wrestled with the whole concept of prayer. Like being in the middle of a dream, truths about prayer echo in and out of my subconscious mingled with my own frail human understanding–or trying to understand. Lies of this world disguise themselves as truth complicating what used to be so …

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goodness of God, problems, purpose, thankfulness, Trust

Taking the Power out of Problems

The learning possibilities are limited only by your willingness to be teachable. In faith, thank Me for your problem. Ask Me to open your eyes and your heart to all that I am accomplishing through this difficulty. Once you have become grateful for a problem, it loses its power to drag you down. (Jesus Calling, December 18). “Therefore we do not …

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God's love, thankfulness

What Language do you Speak?

Thankfulness is not some sort of magical formula; it is the language of Love, which enables you to communicate intimately with Me. A thankful mind-set does not entail a denial of reality with its plethora of problems. Instead, it rejoices in Me, your Savior, in the midst of trials and tribulations. I am your strength, an ever present and well-proved …

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