A part of what I do in my home church is lead an inner-healing ministry, which leads wounded Christians into spiritual deliverance. It is a Spirit-led endeavor done with so much love and joy. Part of this experience is to witness a Christian, bogged down by lies and demonic strongholds, break free into joyous laughter. To see hope birthed from a place of bitterness and loss is such a privilege!
Surprisingly enough, not all believers embrace the chance for true freedom, although it was bought for them on the cross. When it comes to present day burdens and pains, some like to leave Jesus out of it and merely keep their hopes for what He will do for them when their life is no longer on earth.
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I had a moment last week that really awakened my spirit.
I realized that it was February! One-twelfth of the year has already passed, and, quite frankly, I do not remember much of it. There were definite highs and a few lows, but, more than anything, it was all a blur.
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Do you ever get frustrated with your faith?
The expectations for an ideal Christian life are impossible to meet by our own strength. Forgive those that have hurt us? Bless those that have cursed us? Serve the unworthy? Heal the sick? Cast out demons? Sometimes, we pat ourselves on the back for just being able to get out of bed in one piece! But, to live purely, powerfully, and passionately for Christ on the day-to-day?
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From October to January, my family has back-to-back birthday celebrations. I spend half the year blowing balloons, filling goody bags, and buying cakes to declare to the world how thrilled I am about my children.
By Valentine’s Day, my husband and I are so sick of festivities that we mutually agreed not to make a big deal of it. The earlier birthdays are filled with so much excitement. Over time, I realized that the 1st, 10th, 13th, 16th, 18th, and 21st birthdays are all celebrations of what’s to come, an anticipation of a new era.
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