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Gaining Perspective Through Prayer

If you haven’t already watched the above video, please do so – it provides perspective.

I’ll be honest – proper perspective is something I struggle with. Most of my “problems” are simply annoyances resulting from a spoiled, coddled life – not real problems – and while videos like this one help me see that, something else helps too: prayer. Continue reading

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God Knows Your Heart

According to the Proverbs related to God’s Wisdom & Sovereignty, God is sovereign over everything.

Stop – ruminate on that for a moment, because that idea has HUGE implications, and it’s all too easy to read over without digesting.

God is sovereign over e v e r y t h i n g!

Ultimately, there is nothing outside the influence of God’s power and control. This does not mean there are not certain things He cannot do, rather, it means there are many things He cannot do. For instance, God cannot make a mistake. God cannot speak untruth (by virtue of His saying something, it is true). God cannot be imperfect in any way.
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The Butterfly Circus: A Short Film About Brokenness & New Life

“Love your neighbor as yourself” … but what if you don’t love yourself? What if you’ve bought into the lies the world spills upon you daily?

When we don’t love others, we hurt.

We hurt, because we live contrary to our design, and when we rebel against the blueprint, we tend to adopt the blues.

That being said, I love this film – it’s well worth 20 minutes of your time. It is a gospel sermon.

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“We love because He first loved us …” – 1 John 4:19 – when one grasps the love God has for them they possess the ability to give to others, and that’s what we are all designed to do.

That’s living according to the blueprint.

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