Category Archives: Purpose

Who Has You Wrapped Around His Finger?

The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.  ~ 2 Corinthians 4:4 (NIV) ~ One of the greatest joys … Continue reading

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“Look Up, I’m with You!”

I will lift up my eyes to the hills— From whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. ~ Psalm 121:1-2 ~ Sometimes I feel as if I’m deliberately being overwhelmed in an attempt to make me … Continue reading

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The Former Things; A Prayer for The New Things (of 2018)

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. ~ Psalm 46:1 ~ And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:19 ~ If it hadn’t been for … Continue reading

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Fear Binds, Faith Frees!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear,  but of power and of love and of a sound mind. ~ 2 Timothy 1:7 ~ The Lord continues to teach me how to handle fearful thoughts. He tied Israel’s journey into the … Continue reading

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“I am the LORD Your God”

“I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.” ~ Exodus 20:2 ~ This verse keeps calling out to me, “Look, Maria, see how good the LORD is to you! … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous, Part 3: Faith and Trust Grow

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: . . . ~ Psalm 23:1-3a ~ Preface When life takes an unexpected … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous, Part 2: Transition Begins

“Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” ~ Joshua 1:9 ~ Preface The proof of who God is in our lives and of … Continue reading

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