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Really and Truly Forgiven

FORGIVEN Every week for several months I walked into Pastor Don Moore’s office (Living Word Chapel) and confessed the sin of the week. Our dialogue went, “God can’t forgive me because I did _______” Each and every time I said … Continue reading

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Forgiven

We have been going through a list of Bible verses called:  Who am I in Christ? My favorite translation for Colossians 2:13-14 comes from the Amplified Bible:  “[The Father] has delivered and drawn us to Himself out of the control … Continue reading

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Take Captive Your Thoughts

I am blessed to sit under the teaching of a wonderful pastor – Pastor Don Moore – Living Word Chapel His sermons show up on TBN on Thursdays at 12:30 PM if you live in the New York area. I … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love

In the Greek language there are four different words for Love. Photo taken from Flickr – Lomo Love – by Party0 The Beatle song has it right. When love is the God kind (Agape), that is all we need.  The … Continue reading

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Confession is good for the soul

I am not speaking about confessing sins or sharing deep dark secrets about ourselves. Although confessing our sins and asking God for forgiveness is a great idea, I’m speaking about a different kind of confession. For the purpose of this … Continue reading

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What are you expecting?

What are you expecting? Our expectations play a large part in what we receive in life. How can we frame our expectations so they work for us and help us get what we need? As a survivor of abuse, I … Continue reading

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Expectation

Have you ever prayed and asked God to do something in your life and He didn’t do what you expected? How do you handle that? How can we pray in faith, expecting, not receive an answer, and still believe that … Continue reading

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Forgiving God

I was so angry at God. I believed He either hated me or didn’t care. If He really loved me He would have stopped my abuse and made my father love me. But God was silent.  I figured, since He … Continue reading

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Four lies we believe about our abuse

Abuse impacts our lives. In order to get free of our past, we must forgive ourselves. To do that we need to examine ways that we’ve reacted to our abuse, ask God for forgiveness, and then accept that we are … Continue reading

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Consider forgiveness

Most of my life I walked around angry. I was angry at God who I called the Great Abandoner because He did not stop the abuse. I was angry with my parents who abused me. Years after they died I was … Continue reading

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