It’s Time To Rest

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We work A LOT.

We work to make a living, achieve personal dreams and goals, and to build God’s kingdom. It’s easy to work because we live in a culture that glorifies it. Even when there’s nothing to do, we fill our schedules with tasks to stay busy.

While work is important (James 2:17), it’s crucial that we rest! Many believe that rest is a weakness. Others think that they don’t enough time to rest. Neither is true. God created the heavens and earth in six days. Guess what He did on the seventh day? Continue reading “It’s Time To Rest”

More than a Conqueror

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You are more than a conqueror. Each week produces new challenges, but by the grace of God you’re still here. To motivate you this Monday I am sharing 7 devotionals. Each one will encourage you to persevere as you work, study, or tend to household chores. Read one or all of them and then conquer the day!  Continue reading “More than a Conqueror”

Overcoming Fear

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“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV

Fear is something that we battle daily. It knocks on our door as we prepare for a job interview or embark on a new business venture. It tries to hold our hand when a relationship we thought would last forever ends. And it attempts to wrap its arms around us after God reveals vision of our life.

While it is natural to experience fear, know that it is more than an emotion –it is a spirit. The enemy sees no problem in using it as weapon to prevent us from pursuing our God-given purpose. We can spend years bound by fear, unable to take the next steps in fulfilling our destiny. It is incredibly important that we learn how to overcome fear! Here are three strategies: Continue reading “Overcoming Fear”

15 Scriptures to Pray for God’s Protection

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God is our protector. He holds all strength, power, and authority in His hands. While we may go through dangerous and tempting situations, we can rest in knowing that God will keep us safe and not allow evil to prevail.

As Hurricane Harvey traveled across the Texas Gulf Coast region early last week, I prayed and asked God to protect me and my loved ones. We live in the Houston area and I feared that the torrential rainfall and resulting flooding would cause our home harm. But even in my fear, I made it a point to pray scriptures of God’s promises to protect His children. As I prayed God’s Word, I could feel His peace assure me that everything would be okay. God was faithful and He protected me and my family from the dangers presented by Hurricane Harvey.

When you face a challenging situation, do not be fearful! Know that God is your protector and He will provide all of your needs. Pray and speak God’s word in faith and He will do exactly what He says.

Here are 15 scriptures to pray for God’s protection: Continue reading “15 Scriptures to Pray for God’s Protection”