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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

God's Armor Combats Fear Using the Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness Here I am again. I end up in a mess way too often. When will I learn? I strive to trust God, yet often, I do not. I trust in myself instead of His truth.  My mantra is, “I got this." This… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

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Devotionals

Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks

  Behold, the Lion. Fear is a crazy thing. And no one is free from the struggle. I know, newsflash, right? But it’s a God-given emotion, meant to drive us back to Him. Whether it’s fear of being unable to find a parking space (anyone?) or fear of facing a cloaked and armed stranger in… Continue reading Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks

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Devotionals, Testimonies

A Bad Case of the What-Ifs: Encounters with Fear

A father who asked for my school picture instead of my report card because appearance was more important to him than how well I did in school. Fast forward to God allowing a diagnosis of breast cancer. But what if it makes me ugly? A husband who said it doesn’t matter what I think because… Continue reading A Bad Case of the What-Ifs: Encounters with Fear

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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Series Intro

Paul's Message to Believers about God's Armor Paul tells Christians that our struggle is not with people, but, “…against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.” He also says I need to put on all the armor of God so… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Series Intro

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Devotionals

Five Steps for Taking Fear out of Conflict Resolution

  Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. – Colossians 3:13 Does anyone else’s stomach turn just a bit when they hear the word, “Conflict”? I grew up in turmoil. Conflict always escalated and rarely found resolution. Loud hurtful… Continue reading Five Steps for Taking Fear out of Conflict Resolution

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Devotionals

Show and Tell: A Devotional

A Grandmother and Granddaughter “We taught the daycare children by example, and you were with me.” Mrs. Gertrude said, tickling her granddaughter, Sharon’s side. “I remember,” Sharon said, “but I’m twelve now!” Mrs. Gertrude smiled as her ‘little Sharon’ donned her best grown up imitation. “Do you remember our career center? You and your friends… Continue reading Show and Tell: A Devotional

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Devotionals

Why We’re Afraid to Explore Our Faith

My sweet mama. All my life, she’s been my spiritual mentor. A spiritual giant really. She’s been my Sunday School teacher and my Bible drills instructor. We’ve read a yearly Bible reading plan together. She served as the women’s ministry director at her church the same time I held the same role at mine. Often,… Continue reading Why We’re Afraid to Explore Our Faith

Devotionals

Expected Visitor: A Devotional of Faith Beyond Fear

Expected Visitor Jenny expected a visitor, so as moonbeams danced through the curtains, she welcomed the day. She sipped cocoa, rocked in her easy chair, and thanked God for His Word. Her Bible was to her the best love-letter ever; each promise masterfully written for her. She thought about the Bible Study she attended two… Continue reading Expected Visitor: A Devotional of Faith Beyond Fear

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When I Run from My Fears

Runners know the inherent dangers of the sport. While we all face the possibility of injury, individual runners also grapple with location-based hazards. I’m a Florida-based runner, which means every so often, I run past signs like this one: As a friend of mine likes to point out, that sign is obviously meant for out-of-towners,… Continue reading When I Run from My Fears