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Truth in Trials

Transforming Our Words {Trials on Tuesday}

It has been so long since our James study. These days, I think about our “Trials on Tuesday” series. Now seems like the perfect time to pick it up again. * * * Dear brothers, don’t ever forget that it is best to listen much, speak little, and not become angry; for anger doesn’t make us good, as […]

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Zip It (Karen Ehman)

Karen Ehman is a woman with a gift for writing and sharing the Bible with her readers. She recently came out with a new book. The book, Zip It, is a follow-up to Karen Ehman’s Keep It Shut book. An eight week Bible study, Zip It is designed to teach us how we can most honor God with […]

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Walking Into The Light (Ephesians)

Speaking to Destroy {{Week 2}}

Jesus teaches us that our words can sting. He could say a number of things about our words, or why we need to be careful how we use them. But, He says something in Galatians that… just stings. Read Ephesians 2:11-13. And, meet me back here. {{Journals for Walking Into The Light (our study) are […]

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Truth in Trials

Words Spoken in Proverbs

In the past week, I have shared two posts relating to this concept of walking in silence. Just a reminder, this discipline is not wearing a mask and pretending to be fine when you are not. Walking in silence is a spiritual discipline, I feel, learned in the face of adversity. We learn to walk […]

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The Character Flaws in Trials

In yesterday’s blog post, we learned that trials bring forth a pruning process. It’s painful. It’s unpleasant. The pruning effect is equally so. I love the fruit that comes out of trials. I have found myself in that particular spot for the past few years, as I have sat on this beautiful orchard of benefits that […]