Perseverance

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What It's Like to Wait on God

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Some of the very least favourite parts of my life are the days of waiting. Which, I guess, doesn’t say that much. After all, so much of life is waiting for something.
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When God Allowed My Deepest Fears to Happen

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Courage, dear child, was God’s silent whisper to me. I didn’t understand it then, but I held onto His promise that He is with me. Little did I know that my greatest fear was about to happen.
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3 Ways Knowing God's Hope Shapes Our Daily Lives

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A hope and a wish are two very different things. And yet, I catch myself using the two words interchangeably: “How I wish the pandemic would end”, “I hope the vaccines work so there won’t be another lockdown.”

It’s Okay To Feel Disappointed

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Oftentimes, a deeper question lies at the root of our “whys”: we feel pained by what is happening, we know God is all-powerful, and so we don’t understand why God allowed it, why He doesn’t make things better. Is it okay to feel disappointed? Absolutely. Can we live with it and still trust God? Yes.

A Quick Summary Of James 4:13-5:20

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In James' concluding words, we are reminded to align our purposes…

What If Christianity Isn't Working for Me?

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Hey friend, let me just start off by saying that I know how you feel. There could be a spectrum of reasons why being a Christian might feel irrelevant, or just an obligation at best. Or maybe you’ve become too accustomed to the comforts of living in the 21st century, having every need met and every desire satisfied with just a click of a button. In both extremes, the cry of the heart can be surprisingly similar—"Why bother with God?”
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5 Better Measures of Success

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You might feel like you’re far from successful, or your life has been marked by disappointments, failures, and setbacks. But when God’s the one defining our success, we know that He has a different set of measures in mind. What really matters to God’s heart when it comes to success? Here are some suggestions.

Is Patience Futile?

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I’d just about had it. My heart was so heavy over these painful issues. What was the point of bringing them to God again and again, if nothing was going to change immediately?

A Quick Summary Of James 1:1-15

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It's time to consolidate what we've learned from James so far.…