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I pray will help you grow as a disciple of Jesus. 

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And what if that is His desire for us in all our failures and our mess-ups. In all the times that things do not go as we had planned or hoped, when we loved the person who never did change, when we cleaned up the messes and no one said thank you, when we did the hard thing for no one’s approval, when there really was no wind in our sails, but we did it anyway. I think that kind of faithfulness might be the bravest kind of brave.

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Monday: Genesis 3 Tuesday: Matthew 3 Wednesday: Ezra 3 Thursday: Acts 3 Friday: Genesis 3, Matthew 3, Ezra 3, Acts 3 Reflections Monday, Genesis 3: Upon reading these words, it feels easy to despair. I see so much of myself in Eve, tempted to mistrust God, tempted to ignore His goodness and take things into my […]

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Monday: Genesis 2 Tuesday: Matthew 2 Wednesday: Ezra 2 Thursday: Acts 2 Friday: Genesis 2, Matthew 2, Ezra 2, Acts 2 Reflections Monday, Genesis 2: God’s finished work in the garden is good. His finished work on the cross is good, and His finished work in eternity is good. If things aren’t good now, we can […]

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Monday: Genesis 1 Tuesday: Matthew 1 Wednesday: Ezra 1 Thursday: Acts 1 Friday: Genesis 1, Matthew 1, Ezra 1, Acts 1 Reflections: Monday, Genesis 1: Here, we begin. Darkness, chaos, formlessness, emptiness. And here God hovers. Here, He speaks. Here, He holds His wonderous plans, His desire for beauty and light and life. All that He does […]

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Well, I think I am not alone in feeling like that was a long year. And then in some ways, such a short year. And, let’s face it, probably for most of us a pretty bizarre year. But there is no question that it was also not without good. In the midst of chaos and […]