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Deuteronomy 13:4 Prayer

“Serve only the Lord your God and fear Him alone. Obey His commands, listen to His voice and cling to Him” (Deuteronomy 13:4). Dear God,  I repent of not serving and fearing you alone. Too many times I attempt to serve and fear You plus someone or something else, including myself and my agenda. Only You deserve my full attention, loyalty, passion and energy and then everything falls into place. I need Your forgiveness.  I want to obey Your commands, but without You, it is impossible. Fill me with Your spirit—strengthen and transform me so I can meet Your Holy expectations. Your...

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Trust Is Everything

I am thoroughly enjoying my Bible reading plan so far this year. The only thing is…I struggle moving on to the next chapter every time my imagination piques or heart stirs. Believe me, that is often. I’m a deep thinking, rabbit chasing, rose sniffing, read-between-the-lines kind of girl. It takes an enormous amount of discipline to turn the page when I want to linger. There is a difference in reading vs. studying the Bible—both methods are good.  Study is my favorite, but this year I am reading too. Hopefully, like many of you, I will read through the Bible this year.     ...

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Keep The Way Clear

“Holiness!” That word makes most of us squirm a bit, doesn’t it? It really shouldn’t. It turns out that Holiness is actually a favorite topic of mine— not  because I am a Nazarene and “Holiness” is our theme, but I love the doctrine of Holiness because it is truth. Jesus made it possible to live a victorious life above sin. Through His work on the Cross, Jesus made a way for us to be cleansed and that is a big deal. It is a big deal because sin hurts. Sin destroys. Sin confuses. Sin wrecks. Sin steals. Sin distorts. Sin perverts. Sin kills. Sin wreaks havoc. All too often I’ve...

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