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Are we there yet?

are we there yet_

"In these moments of waiting and questioning and being angry, Jesus meets us in our weakness. He gives me the Holy Spirit and fills me with power even in my anger. And even though I will have to march on through this virus-filled life and will stop and stare at the sky and ask, “Are we there yet?”, those are the very times that my infinite weakness will be met with his...

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What about him?

What about him_

"The lesson of Jesus’ command “You Follow Me” isn’t just about not comparing yourself to others around you. It’s also about not comparing your own life to the one you want to have, or comparing yourself to the person you want to be, or the events in your life to what you wish had happened. It’s about trusting God that the both the worst and the most mundane thi...

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True Grit

True Grit

"We can always debate which is more important in success or excellence. Is it Natural Ability or Grit (Perseverance/Hard Work)? But changes always with come. My Lord keeps teaching me (and He does not give up) that in it all and always in whatever comes, the calling from the my Abba Father (is again) is to find my identity in Jesus. That is the only secure place! And he al...

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Justified & Sanctified

Justified & sanctified

"Therefore, as we receive Christ in faith, we are justified and sanctified because of Him. However, sanctification is a process - a process which Justin emphasized in the sermon on Sunday. We are still broken, fallible people while we reside here on earth. Our failures, our shame, and ultimately, our sinfulness, are constant reminders that we cannot renew ourselves by ours...

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