Posts Tagged ‘hope’

Distraction of Defeat

Sometimes the most disappointing defeats have taught me the greatest lessons in flexibility, perseverance, tenacity, integrity, and dedication.

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Distraction of Disease and Difficulties #devotion

Today’s devotion is brought to you by a dear friend, Nancy. She is always a source of inspiration to me. I pray you are encouraged and strengthened by the way God has worked in her life. “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to…

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Distraction of Decorations and Darkness #bluechristmasdevotion

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never live in darkness. They will have the light that gives life.” John 8:12 At this time of the year our world is filled with Christmas lights, music, decorations, baking, trees and gift giving. The calendars overflow with parties, programs and obligations…

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Distraction of Drifting #devotionblog

This certain hope of being saved is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls, connecting us with God himself behind the sacred curtains of heaven. Hebrews 6:19 (TLB) Throughout my childhood, my family spent a good part of the summer vacationing on a spring-fed lake, nestled in the wooded hills of northern Michigan. Each…

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Distraction of Defeat #devotion

 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:38 Dressed in my brand new candy cane striped pants with a cotton pink sparkled sweater, I held my head high and walked down the long aisle to the front of the church where the junior choir was practicing.…

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Distraction of Dates

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” February 14th, Valentine’s Day just passed.  The stores were filled with cards, chocolates, jewelry and flowers even before the Christmas holiday decorations were discounted…

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Distraction of the Dash

Psalm 25:4,5 Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. How do you start a new year? Do you take time to reflect on your past year? Do you set goals…

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Distraction of Dickens

Roman 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is one of my favorite Christmas movies that I can watch again and again. Whether it…

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