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Freedom from Fear

posted by Cinda On April - 16 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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“So you should not be like cowering, fearful slaves. You should behave instead like God’s very own children, adopted into his family–calling him ‘Father, dear Father.’ For his Holy Spirit speaks to us deep in our hearts and tells us that we are God’s children.” Romans 8:15-16 (NLT) Have you ever tried to soothe a […]

Spring Cleaning

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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OK… Let’s do a little association game here. I say “snow” …you say “cold”. I say “rain” … you say “mud”. Oh, let’s be a little more positive. I say “rain” … you say “good grass for the cattle in a month or so.” Better. I say “winter” … you say “OVER!” I say “spring” […]

#3 Around the World – Come Home

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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The womb is about as far back as one can go. Life begat life in the womb. There are several passages in God’s Word that indicates that He called people “from the womb” and revealed His plans for them. One of those passages is Isaiah 49:1-2 which bids us to “Listen, so as to pay […]

Easter Symbols and History

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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Easter is a Christian feast that commemorates the resurrection of Christ. It’s observed and celebrated on the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or after March 21 (or one week later if the full moon falls on Sunday. Easter always falls between March 22 and April 25. Originally, Easter was a pagan […]

It’s All About Jesus!

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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He is the First and the Last; the Beginning and the End; the Alpha and Omega! He is the keeper of Creation and the Creator of all! He is the Architect of the universe and the Manager of all times. He always was; He always is; and He always will be… Unmoved, Unchanged, Undefeated, and […]

Afraid of Living, Scared of Dying

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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There was a season in my life when I experienced an overwhelming fear of death. What was odd was that at that same time I was also afraid of living. It wasn’t the process of dying that loomed larger than life, it was death itself. Where would I spend eternity? I was so conflicted. Somewhere […]

True Contentment

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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“Why do you spend money for what is not bread, and your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in abundance.” Isaiah 55:2 NKJV Do you often find yourself running on empty? Unable to find rest and contentment in life? We […]

On Lent

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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We are in the season we call LENT. Each Gospel records the happenings of the last days of Jesus’ earthly life. Jesus had instilled into the minds of His followers that He wouldn’t be with them much longer. He had taught them about His Father God, lessons on how to live and what to expect those […]

#4 Around the World – Come Home

posted by Cinda On March - 28 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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So far on this journey, we have gone back to the womb in an effort to find our way back home. We have discovered that the Most High God had a plan and a purpose for the nation of Israel, it’s people and its land. That purpose was, according to Isaiah, a prophet of God’s […]

Thoughts on Intercessory Prayer #1-12

posted by Cinda On March - 19 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
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Jennifer Kennedy Dean is Executive Director of The Praying Life Foundation, a respected author and speaker, and contributor of Coffee Cup Friends. “Thoughts on Intercessory Prayer” is a must-read if you want to grow in your prayer life and relationship with God. 1. Prayer is the most aggressive, pro-active, offensive, invasive action one can take […]