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Renew the Covenant?

The idea of renewing the covenant is blasphemy. Let me explain. The New Covenant is Almighty God’s covenant. It is not ours. The New Covenant is an unconditional or unilateral covenant. That means we have no part in it. This is … Continue reading

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The Gift of Desperation

The gift –of what?? Who in their right mind would classify desperation as -a gift? I would. Because every place of desperation within me that I have surrendered to the Lord, He has led me to healing and relief. In fact, … Continue reading

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Never Fall Again

Can you imagine a life without falling?? There is a way to protect ourselves from falling. The secret hides in the word, humility. Humility is not weakness. Humility is strength under control. Like a wild horse trained to listen and respond … Continue reading

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Naked and Thankful

Who’s naked? I am. I live naked before God. Really. I realize that may sound kind of scary. But between me and Him, I am just transparent and raw. Fully exposed. And I am not ashamed of my humanity because I … 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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My Journey Through the Cross

Order my book here My Journey through the Cross is my first published book, and basically my fifth child. The process began with the raising of our first two, then three, then four children, and homeschooling them while building a house on … Continue reading

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Crossroads

I stand facing two paths. The wide path to my left winds along and extends way up a steep rocky cliff. I can see only the heights of the perilous mountain ahead covered with dark clouds and enduring random bolts of … 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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Secret Stash

“What ya doin’?” Billy called out from the middle of the street, craning his neck while trying to stay balanced on his two-wheeler. He turned into the driveway leaning his red bike on its kick stand and unfastened his helmet letting it fall … 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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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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