Have you ever wrestled with the same sin over and over, wondering why you can’t seem to break the pattern? Through the Holy Spirit, God began showing Cheryl Lutz there were lies she believed at the root of her struggle. In today’s post, she shares the five practical strategies she learned for breaking the power of hidden lies. You Can be Free from the Lies of Your Past!
When we have done all we can do, it is then that we must truly trust Him to do what only He can do. He promised that we would all face trials, but that we can remain in peace because He has already secured the victory. These 8 Bible Verses will encourage you on the difficult days.
It’s that time of year when we reflect on the past year and start making goals for the incoming year. If we polled 1,000 people, I’m sure many put health and fitness goals for the next year at the top of their list. But what if instead of worrying so much about what and when we eat, we focused on feasting on God’s word? Christine Trimpke shares how God’s word is the perfect soul food for this current season in her life she refers to as the perfect storm.
I spent my earlier years very much like Martha: a Type-A, driven, achiever, and prized myself on how long my to-do list was, and how much of it I accomplished every day. Until one day…I just couldn’t do any more. That began my journey to understand that God loves you regardless of how much you do for Him. He loves you because of whose you are.
I’ll never forget that day. It rocked our world like none other. “Mr. Bengtson, I’d advise you and your wife go home and get your affairs in order. You will be dead in less than two years.” As we drove home from that doctor’s appointment, hand in hand, tears flowed readily as we wondered what our future held, but determined to continue to look to the One who held our future. Do miracles happen in real life? It was then, and still is now, our belief that God still performs miracles today.
The common denominator that I see in people as I travel is that every culture, gender and generation faces the need for hope. Hope that sees beyond life circumstances they are facing or walking through right now. Hope is not enough by itself. To live your purpose, it starts with hope and faith.