November 23, 2017
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A simple life that revolves around loving your family doesn’t equate to a small life.
A God-stage is where we can drop the brave act and pick up authentic bravery—born of Jesus Himself.
Authenticity means eliminating the gap between your inner belief and what you reveal to the outside world—in other words, letting your true self be seen.
I glimpsed the joy beyond the curtain that was mine for the taking, and in that glorious, incredible moment, something in my heart shifted.
Just as I personally had learned to trust Him as I walked through a season of grief, our family would learn to trust God during a season of need.
In hindsight, I’m thankful for these raw moments. They serve as alarm clocks, as reminders of immaturity, as disruptions of routine.
Hiddenness is God’s opportunity to reach us.
In the evangelical worldview, if it’s gospel, then it’s essential. If it’s not gospel, then it’s extra-curricular.
To every woman who has been on the outside, anyone who’s felt rejected and judged, Jesus proclaims today, “With me, you’re always in.
There is nothing in the world like worship to break the power of the Enemy.
You may not want to embrace where you are, but it is so important to embrace whose you are.
Sometimes our most vulnerable tired comes after we have stood on a mountain of success and seen God’s power.
There is something deeply comforting about being seen as we are and accepted anyway.
I started searching into my own self, realizing how far from God I had traveled.
But faith is not measured by our ability to manipulate God to get what we want. It is measured by our willingness to submit to what He wants.
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