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Jessica Schneider

Do You Fear God?

January 11, 2021 |
Do you fear God?

I didn’t realize how much “fear of God” there is in the world. And I don’t mean “the fear of God is the beginning of knowledge” type of fear. No, I’m talking about being afraid of God. The type of fear doesn’t lead to knowledge. When you fear God in a way that makes you run away from Him, not to Him.

I remember being scared of God.

I grew up in the church, I went through confirmation class at the age of 13, got confirmed, and attended church camp. I did not want to go to church camp. I thought it was going to be boring, and I definitely didn’t want to spend all day reading the Bible for a week.

I knew about Jesus. I probably passed confirmation class with flying colors, and that was enough for me.

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A Different Kind of Christmas

It’s A Different Kind of Christmas This Year

It's a different kind of Christmas this year. If you're anything like Jessica, you might be tempted to become a little discontent. She shares more and some encouraging words from the first Christmas in this post...…

December 9, 2020
Kept Me From the Cross

1 Thing That Has Kept Me From The Cross

Jessica knew God wanted her to do something kind for someone who didn't deserve it. But one thing stood in the way. Find out how she dealt with it in "One Thing That Kept Me From the Cross."…

November 9, 2020
Comforted by Jesus

4 Reasons Why I’m Comforted by Jesus’ Death

What does Charlotte's Web, Puff the Magic Dragon, and Jeremy's Camp's "I Still Believe" all have in common? I'll give you a hint: They all reflect on one Candid Gal's deep, lifelong fear. The answer is in Jessica's Candid Confession in "4 Reasons Why…

September 16, 2020
Rest in Jesus

3 Ways to Rest in Jesus In The Midst Of A Storm

We all experience storms in our lives, as well as the emotional aftermath of those storms. Jessica shares 3 truths that helped her rest in Jesus through the emotional aftermath of a storm in her home.…

July 20, 2020
What I've Learned from Abraham's Times of Testing

4 Things Abraham Teaches Us About Times of Testing

Have any of you ever noticed in scripture that sometimes God tests His followers? It actually happens more often in scripture than I have realized. Moses was tested, the followers of Jesus were tested, and Abraham was tested. Genesis 22 is the account of…

June 8, 2020
Responding to God

3 Things Peter Teaches Me About Responding To God

So, there are a few conversations that happen fairly regularly in my house, and here they are. Charlie! What? Any other of you have a child that responds to you like that? This one usually happens when he is “busy” doing something else and…

March 16, 2020
My shoes and Jesus

1 Reason Why We Should Take Off Our Shoes

Confession: I struggle with wanting to be enough. I always have. I want my life to matter. But I have a bigger desire than wanting to be enough, how I look to others, wanting my life to matter. I want my life to bring…

February 12, 2020
Share your faith

3 Reasons Why You Need To Share Your Faith

Jessica is getting candid about her own experience trying to share her faith. But she's also sharing why it's important and four ways you can prepare...…

January 13, 2020

9 Ways To Bring Christmas Joy To Others

Have you heard the story of St. Nicholas? There is a lot we can learn from him when it comes to spreading Christmas joy. Jessica shares more in this post...…

December 11, 2019
What I Learned from Ruth

3 Things I Have Learned From Ruth

This year Olivia wanted to dress up as Anna from Frozen. I have always had a soft spot for Anna because, in the movie, Anna chooses sacrificial love for her sister instead of “true loves kiss,” you know the typical fairy tale ending. Her…

November 6, 2019
Kindness matters

3 Simple Ways To Spread Kindness

Life is hard. We can make a huge impact on the life of others as we go about our day, simply by showing a little kindness. Jessica shares more in this post on Candidly Christian.…

October 28, 2019