Giveaway, trials

When You Need a Big God / Book Giveaway

  I love how God weaves hearts together. Though we’re simply acquaintances, Debbie Wilson and I have a few important things in common. We both have books releasing on March 8 by the same publisher (Leafwood). We both live in North Carolina, and we both are represented by the same literary agent, Blythe Daniel. Those are pretty significant, but there …

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Is the Heart of God on Trial in Your Life?

  When we face trials, our most common reaction is to ask God, “Why won’t you relieve us?” And when he doesn’t, we resignedly ask, “What do yo want me to do?” Now we have a new question, “Where is the Romance headed?” . . . .We are still in the drama of Act III and the heart of God …

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Are You Being Tested?

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:1 The call of God does not come without a price nor does it come without a test. If you’ve been called by God, you are more than likely either in the midst of a trial, you’ve been through one, or you will face one …

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The Testing of the Call

 I remember it being a dark summer night. The year was 1988, and I had just graduated from college. My faith had been very strong entering those college years; I had been one of those radical high school fanatics who took her Bible to class. I loved Jesus. My freshmen year I knew God had called me into full-time ministry. He had …

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Tangible Promises of God

You set a boundary they cannot cross; never again will they (the oceans’ waters) cover the earth (Psalm 104:9 addition mine).I was helping my elderly neighbor clean out her desk yesterday. She is legally blind, so she needed me to read EVERYTHING and help her make a decision of whether or not something should be thrown away. She hates wasting …

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