Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Written on May, 31, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Psalm 86:15, “But you O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.” Dictionary.com defines steadfast as “fixed in direction; steadily directed; firm in purpose, resolution, faith, attachment, etc, as a person, unwavering”. This Scripture above describes God’s love and faithfulness as steadfast. So that means that nothing can change His …

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Written on May, 29, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

“But Samuel replied, “Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.” 1 Samuel 15:22 If you grew up in traditional church, you might remember the Hymn with these words, “Trust and obey for there’s no other …

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Written on May, 26, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

“Therefore encourage each other and lift each other up, just as you have been doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 I love this Scripture, because Paul is encouraging the church at Thessalonica to keep lifting each other up. Yesterday was one of the scariest yet most rewarding days of my life. I get paid every two weeks from work, so I tithed …

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Written on May, 25, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

“Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.” Romans 10:17 We have so many ways to listen to people today. The internet is FULL of millions of videos, podcasts, blogs, Facebook posts, etc. There can actually be information overload if we aren’t careful. I think we should also be careful who …

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Written on May, 24, 2016 by in | 2 Comments.

Proverbs 10:17 MSG, “The road to life is a disciplined life, ignore correction and you’re lost for good.” Well, have I got a story to tell you! Remember last week, when I wrote about my money mistakes? If not, you can read it here:¬†http://javawithjill.com/one-of-my-struggles/ God has a way of doing things that totally FLOORS me sometimes. Ok, so here I …

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Written on May, 23, 2016 by in | 2 Comments.

Psalm 147:11, “The LORD delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope in His unfailing love.” This weekend, I watched a movie twice. It was called “The 5th Wave”. It was an alien invasion movie, but it was not cheesy. I thought it was actually pretty good. At the end of the movie, the main character said something …

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Written on May, 21, 2016 by in | 8 Comments.

“Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.” Proverbs 21:5 NLT Last night I went to one of my best friend’s to hang out. She lives in the country. I mean COUNTRY. The ride home is always full of me darting my eyes on each side of the road looking for deer. After a …

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Written on May, 20, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

“For no one can be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are. But now, God has shown us a way to be made right with Him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago. We are …

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Written on May, 19, 2016 by in | 3 Comments.

“Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and He will give you everything you need.” Luke 12:31 This needs to be my life verse! I am about to be totally open and honest with you all about something and I pray that it helps someone else. I learn from other people’s mistakes, it’s my prayer that you learn from …

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Written on May, 18, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Hebrews 12: 1, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders us and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” Today, I am combining two Launch Out talks. Jen Moff’s and Jeff Frable’s. They were similar, and yet …

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