5 Scriptures to Combat Envy and Covetousness

My daughter said something interesting to me a few years ago.  She wondered since one of my cousins and one of my good friends opened stores, why I didn’t open one as well. I said, “Charis, that’s God’s will for their lives.  It isn’t His will, nor my desire, for mine.” The conversation made me […]

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Shake It Off

Week 25 of the Overcomer’s Blog Series “And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm,” (Acts 28:5). Paul and some other prisoners were sailing to Rome when, “…a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon,”(Acts 27:14) arose and the ship eventually ran aground.  Everyone made it safely off the ship onto the island […]

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Cast Your Cares

Week 24 of the Overcomer’s Blog Series “Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you,” (1 Peter 5:7).   God is concerned about you.  He cares about what happens to you.  He cares what people say about you.  He cares about the trouble you’re in.  He cares about every tear you shed.  […]

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Wait on the Lord

Week 23 of the Overcomer’s Blog Series  “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint,” (Isaiah 40:31).   The word “wait” in Isaiah 40:31 means to gather (together), look, patiently, […]

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