Hope: Focus on God in 2021 1

Hope: Focus on God in 2021

Wow! We made it! Here we are on day 1 of a brand new year! Are you excited for the good things in store for you? I am!

So much has happened last year that didn’t go as we thought it would go but hey, it’s a new year with new beginnings! We have everything to hope for, everything to gain when we focus on God, right?

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Will God Forgive the Sin of Suicide? 2

Will God Forgive the Sin of Suicide?

Will God forgive those who commit suicide? This hot topic stems from a previous post about the Unforgivable Sin. Several readers have written to me with their points of view on my statement that God will forgive those who commit suicide. So, I thought it would be good to study the Bible with you about this so we can learn together what the Word of God says about forgiving those who commit the sin of suicide.

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Pray for Your Marraige

How to Pray for Your Marriage Every Day

Did you know that the concept of marriage is on God’s heart? He loves marriages, the union of one man with one woman! The very first marriage recorded is between Adam and Eve. But today, we’re going to talk about your marriage and how you can pray for your marriage to be strengthened, to be restored, to be better than it is.

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Girl, Study Your Bible!

Girl, study your Bible … because it’s not enough to own a Bible when its pages are closed. Take your Bible off the shelf and open it. Read it, write it, study it, pray it, and do it. The Scriptures are the inspired Word of God and you need to know what is in it!

This is in response to “Girl, Stop Apologizing” and “Girl, Wash Your Face.”

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What is the Unforgivable Sin? 3

What is the Unforgivable Sin?

The unforgivable sin, what is it and why do you need to know about it? Have you ever asked yourself the question, “have I committed the unforgivable sin?” Or maybe this question, “can the unpardonable sin be committed today, in this era? These are fair questions and today, I am going to help you understand what it is and what it isn’t.

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No Compromise about the Christmas Debate 4

No Compromise about the Christmas Debate

Hello! Come, gather around the table with me. I feel compelled to share something with you and I’m open for discussion on this topic. Are you ready to hear? This may come as a surprise to you, but we (my husband and I) no longer celebrate “Christmas.” {gasp} I know! The commercialism, the gift-giving, the parties, none of it. Not even Christmas cards. So, here’s the truth, the real reason why we no longer celebrate Christmas. I think it will surprise you! Are you ready to discuss the Christmas debate? Then grab a cuppa and join in the conversation!

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Faith and Trust in God: An Adoption Story of Surrendered Hearts 6

Faith and Trust in God: An Adoption Story of Surrendered Hearts

Hi! I am so glad you are here sitting with me at our friendship table! It’s an exciting day as we review a brand new book written by Lori Schumacher. You may have heard of it or read other book reviews but I’d love to share my perspective on this amazing story of faith and trust in God who makes all things possible. Surrendered hearts, what do you think about when you hear those words? Lori’s story will reveal what it means to her family.

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Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween

Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween

I gotta tell ya, we no longer celebrate Halloween. We used to, back when we thought it was a harmless activity, a fun thing for the kids, but not any longer.

This is a divisive topic, I know, even among believers. We are not experts on this subject but we do know one thing: we know what the Bible says about good and evil. So, with that let me tell you our story about the decision we made. We are not pushing our beliefs on anyone but simply telling you why we no longer celebrate a day that is intended for evil.

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Expecting Hate but Received Love: Marital Abuse 7

Expecting Hate but Received Love: Marital Abuse

My heart was breaking as the tears flowed freely. I found it hard to believe that I was in this place, the place I never wanted to be in. I cried out to God with a single question, “God, do you still love me?” Really, I expected that He would hate me for what I had done, but instead, He showed me love, genuine, agape love. I can still see that moment as I was finally free from marital abuse.

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