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Valerie Riese

3 Things To Remember When Sharing Your Testimony

November 22, 2019 |
Grace and Truth - A Weekly Christian Link Up

This week I chose to feature a post from SarahGeringer.com because of my passion for sharing our stories of how God works in our lives.

The book of Revelations says the blood of the Lamb and the angels’ testimony will defeat satan in the last days. As a writer, I am inspired and empowered knowing that Jesus’ sacrifice empowers my words to defeat hell and bondage in my reader’s lives.

I know sharing your testimony can make you feel exposed, so I was excited to share Sarah’s encouragement and practical tips. I especially love that her tips make a prayer sandwich and I couldn’t wait to partner Sarah’s words with mine to empower you to share one of your own stories of God’s love in your life.

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Grace and Truth: A weekly Christian link-up

Let’s Be Honest About Our Prayer Life…

Valerie Riese is getting honest about her prayer life in this post on Candidly Christian. Join her and other bloggers for our weekly Grace & Truth Link-Up.…

November 8, 2019
7 practical ideas for praise and worship even when you're busy

Practical Praise And Worship With The Grace & Truth Link Up

I’m excited about today’s featured Grace & Truth post for three reasons: it’s about one of my favorite topics, it’s practical, and it brought back a precious childhood memory I can’t wait to share.  First, one of the most poignant things God taught me through breast…

October 25, 2019
Grace and Truth a weekly Christian link-up

Grace & Truth: A Weekly Link-Up For Christian Bloggers

Before we get into today’s Grace & Truth featured post, I have a special announcement. I’ve written a few Grace & Truth introductions in the past two months to help out. I’ve truly enjoyed the privilege and Heather appreciates the help, so now we…

October 11, 2019
Grace and Truth, a weekly Christian link-up

What I Learned From Rebecca Hastings

Have you met Rebecca Hastings? Valerie met her through the Grace and Truth link-up earlier this year, and the experience changed her life.…

September 6, 2019
Grace and Truth

Grace & Truth for When You’re Overwhelmed

This year has been exhausting for me. Last year ended with a sudden death in the family right before Christmas and January came with a breast cancer diagnosis. I pushed through, waiting for treatment to end so I could rest and enjoy the summer. …

August 23, 2019

Chronic Pain, Back To School, And Our Grace & Truth Link Up

For this week’s Grace & Truth post, I’m passing the reins over to my friend and fellow Candid Gal, Valerie Riese. I’m still down with a massive migraine, and she graciously offered to step in for me. ~ Heather…

August 16, 2019
Clinging to God's promises when you wake up in the wilderness

When You Wake Up In The Wilderness

Clinging to God’s promises when you wake up in the wilderness with Valerie Riese. As I woke up and my mind began to orientate to a new day, reality hit like a sucker punch. I’m walking  through the wilderness called “cancer”, and for the…

June 5, 2019

Will You Stand In The Gap For Us?

Have you ever had a season when you struggled to summon the strength to get out of bed each morning? Perhaps you are in such a season now. I wrote this post to encourage and help you. And I also have a favor to…

May 27, 2019
Tuning Into The Love Of God

Feeling the Love of God Through Music

Do you feel you can’t grasp or feel Jesus’ love in your heart? I struggled with this most of my life, but I learned that He’s been calling out to me all the while, and I just didn’t recognize His voice. I hope sharing…

April 3, 2019
Surrender to Jesus to do a New Thing

Surrender to Jesus to do a New Thing

Last year began with betrayal and ended with death. I’ve learned what it means to cry out in prayer when the only words I could manage were whispers of “Help me, Jesus”, usually followed by “Jesus, help me behave”. Healing began only as I…

February 11, 2019
Depending on Jesus for my renewal

This Is What I Believed About Renewal In Christ

“Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.” ~ Colossians 3:10 NIV A Misconception of Renewal…

February 6, 2019
Learning to Shine

Learning to Shine (This Is What I Learned From Rudolph)

I’ve always loved Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer because I too have wondered, “Why am I such a misfit?” Just as Donnor did to his young buck, I tried to hide my “non-conformities”. I wanted to join Rudolph and his dentist elf friend in…

December 13, 2018

The Lists You Need To Forget

Do you rely on lists to remember what you need to get or do? Do you need a list to keep track of your lists? Many of us would be lost without our lists, but I propose that even more people are crippled because…

December 6, 2018