"to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair." -Isaiah 61:3
Just Trust God | Godly Quotes
We, as a culture, are obsessed with becoming great. We work hard to build up a name for ourselves, a “legacy” for our families, a semblance of fame and notoriety. Nothing less is good enough. Nothing less is worth anything at all. At least that’s what we’re told.
"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; IT IS THE GIFT of GOD, not a result of works, SO THAT NO ONE MAY BOAST," Ephesians 2:8-9.
A prayer for first thing in the morning
♥ So many Christian women have difficulty overcoming things in their past. These 3 Steps will help us move forward. ♥ (I especially love the third one!! That's the one that I have to keep reminding myself of.)
So true. I never have said or portrayed myself as perfect but sadly, I have known a couple of people that have done both.
God is faithful
Amen my Lord <3
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Have you ever thought how unique God's plan is? We don't work for forgiveness. He offers it when we repent. This 1-minute devotion will encourage you to ponder that wonderful truth....but take it one step further...
Though the heat may press on, there is peace in the soul-satisfying refreshment of His presence. He draws near, and He is enough.
Have you tried everything to be more patient and less angry and nothing helps? There is hope to be found, hidden right in the truth of God's word. And the best part? It has the power to not only transform our lives, but the lives of our children....especially as they see us struggle.
C.S. Lewis quote - Life with God is not immunity from difficulties, but peace in difficulties.
A wise and godly woman knows where her strength comes from during times of trouble...Prayer. Ruby Wives (courtesy of @Pinstamatic http://pinstamatic.com)
John 15:18 "If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first."
God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character. - Joni Eareckson Tada
God is in control
Only Jesus can give us this peace!
We all have them in our lives. They may never change, but we can become better people by dealing with them biblically. ~ Click image and when it enlarges, click again to read this 1-minute devotion.
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