Category Archives: exhortation

My Math Lesson

I did a few math problems this morning and needed a lot of correction – Ouch. The errors I made were spacey errors, errors I don’t usually make. I had been careless; perhaps the carelessness was because I’d been getting … Continue reading

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Do you want God’s answer?

How many times when we struggle to figure something out, do we ignore God who is standing there with the answer, just waiting for us to ask? And for those of us who know God has all the answers, and … Continue reading

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Are you looking to serve, or to be served?

Jesus came not to be served, but to serve. How about you? Do you live life mostly concerned about making sure all your needs and desires are met, or do you live life to serve others? How about your relationship … Continue reading

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Conversation that glorifies God

When I was a little girl, my mother told me, “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it at all.” We are to love one another and speak life and blessings over one another. Our conversations are … Continue reading

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Are you praising God for doing your will or for doing His will?

Last night, a group of friends were gathered around tables outside a coffee shop, reading scriptures and talking about God stuff. Someone in the group said that as she looked back in her journals, she noticed that she used to … Continue reading

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When the light shines on that ugly spot . . .

Sometimes when God shows you your heart, it hurts. But that’s good because then when you feel humble and see your error, you can repent and turn to God and go the right way. For months I felt I should … Continue reading

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You’re kidding me! That’s idolatry?

Can you believe it? Covetousness is idolatry! I’m serious. Read Colossians 3:5: Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. (ESV) Did you catch that? “. . . … Continue reading

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