Tag Archives: Romans 7

The Pink Ribbon

Years ago our youngest daughter struggled with separation anxiety while sleeping alone in her room. To help her feel more secure and connected to me, I cut a lengthy strand of pink (her favorite color) gift wrapping ribbon and tied … Continue reading

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Through God’s Eyes

When I look at myself in the mirror each morning, how do I feel? What are my thoughts about myself looking back at me? Might I see myself through the eyes of a critical parent? Or perhaps through the eyes … Continue reading

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Got Your Back

Going through a tough time? God Almighty says to you, “Remember, I’ve got your back.” Before the foundation of the world, the Lord decided to take care of absolutely everything for His beloved saints so that our victory in Him would … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Child’s Heart

God has entrusted you with a precious gift: YOUR CHILD’S HEART. How BEST to handle that heart? Good question! Here are some tips for parents: Pray with and for your child that God’s will and purposes be fulfilled in his life. And … Continue reading

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Our True Nature

Last night I had a dream. It really freaked me out. You’re a mature Christian. Can you please explain it to me? Well, I’m not exactly sure of where I was, but it felt like I was suspended way out … Continue reading

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Feel the Pain

I know it may sound harsh, but one of the many lessons God has taught me is to “feel the pain.” —Eeek! I know. We all run from pain. It’s instinctive. But in God’s economy, the reverse of our instinct often applies. … Continue reading

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Nightmare

Darkness smothered her labored breathing as beads of sweat rolled from her forehead. Terror gorged her tender heart while torment jabbed and mocked her soul. Metal claws glowing with long ember tips bullied Marie endlessly as she lunged from side to … Continue reading

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Growing

The front porch slats reverberated as Stephanie rocked in the rocking chair, her crocheted purse nestled in her lap. Recently out for summer break from teaching kindergarten, Stephanie enjoyed every minute of her vacation catching up on all the relaxing activities that brought … Continue reading

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Cycle of Double-mindedness

The illustration below from our homeschooling years shows one aspect of the cycle of double mindedness. Defining herself by her feelings and circumstances, the girl believes that she is somehow no longer the new creation that God says she is (2 … Continue reading

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Double minded Illustration

The illustration below from our homeschooling years shows the mindset of many Christians. To the far left is “single-minded unbelief” which rejects God’s sacrifice for mankind. To the far right is “single-minded belief,” which fully accepts God’s sacrifice (Rom. 8:3 … Continue reading

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Unbelief to Glory Illustration

The illustration below encapsulates the step-by-step testimony detailed in my book, My Journey Through the Cross, and is found on page 141. It shows the spiritual path from unbelief to glory. We begin our journey identifying with the old nature, our … Continue reading

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Clear Conscience

In the letter to the Hebrews in verse 10:14, it states, “For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.” The Greek word, “teleioo” here means “cleansed and perfected.” Used … Continue reading

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