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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

Weakness is an attribute few willingly embrace. Strength and self-reliance, not weakness and dependence are valued. Competitiveness, achievement addiction and image are friends, submission and servanthood, sworn enemies. But the Kingdom of God is populated with oxymorons. “Weakness is strength” is one of those oxymorons. Kingdom weakness is the absence of arrogance, conceit and self-importance. …

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How many times on New Year’s Day have you vowed to make a positive change in your life? Only later becoming disillusioned, discouraged and disappointed because the change took longer than anticipated. It was painful. There was sacrifice. Nothing happening as you planned or envisioned. Habits are difficult to change because they are automatic routines …

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God’s grace heals the brokenhearted. Leading them onto the path of wholeness and freedom. Freeing His children from the shackles of sin by simultaneously strengthening and softening their hearts. Creating hearts no longer ruled by the circumstances of life, whether positive or negative. Hearts unconditionally trusting God. Hearts wholeheartedly believing Him when He tells them. …

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Oh Lord, give me a heart of gratitude When darkness encroaches Threatening devastation is at hand Suffering approaching ***** Thwart my retreat into the barren past Contemplating what ifs Ground me with Your grace so I can holdfast To Your exquisite gifts ***** Love healing devastating brokenness Washing away sorrow Humiliation, utter hopelessness Silencing my …

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Rivers of tears Cascading to the floor Oh my Savior Come now to my rescue ***** Slowly drowning Adrift, lost in the storm No shore in sight Destination unknown ***** Please cleanse my soul Of yesteryear’s sorrow Heartbreaking times Wretched remembrances ***** Struggling am I Bathe me in kind mercy My heart in love Shower …

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