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Grace and Truth For When God’s Goodness Fails to Amaze

| January 18, 2019
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“His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature…” ~ 2 Peter 1:3-4

Carlie opened her post with those verses, and I had to go back and read them again after I got to the end. In God’s amazing goodness, He granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. Because we know Him, we can trust His precious promises.

But how often do we lose sight of that?

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Grace and Truth a weekly Christian link-up

Grace & Truth for Becoming Like Jesus

New Year's Resolutions and life goals are great, but the most important goal any of us can have is becoming more like Jesus. Maree shares more in our featured post for this week with both grace and truth. I definitely recommend hopping over and…

January 11, 2019
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Grace & Truth For Your Bible Study This Year

Well… it’s January. Many of us started a new Bible reading plan or Bible study this year. We always start the year off with good intentions, don’t we? I’ll be completely honest though, with my family home for the holidays, I didn’t even get…

January 4, 2019
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Looking to the Future with Grace and Truth

As the year draws to a close I look back on all the things left undone. Blog posts left unwritten. Cards left unsent. Good intentions abandoned as time ticked by. To be honest, this is where I find myself every year at this time.…

December 28, 2018
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Grace and Truth with Rebecca Hastings

I’ve never been good at making decisions. I don’t know if it’s built into my DNA to be indecisive, or if I’m just insecure… either way, it leaves paralysed often. When someone asks me where I want to go eat when we are out…

December 21, 2018
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Grace and Truth and Christmas Cheer

The Christmas season is coming up fast, yet I have seen several posts around Facebook where my friends have said it doesn’t feel like Christmas. Maybe you can relate? December just seems to go by so quickly. And it’s always jam-packed with so many…

December 14, 2018
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Grace and Truth and White-Knuckle Faith

Years ago, I watched a video replay of a Christian conference where the speaker talked about white noise. There are constantly noises all around us that we learn to tune out because they are white noise. The buzz of the ceiling fan, the hum…

December 7, 2018
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Some Candid Grace and Truth

Can I tell you that I am closing the door on November with a heavy heart. I would love to be able to tell you how grateful I am for how far I have come this year, and all God is doing in my…

November 30, 2018
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Digging Deep to Uncover the Root of Our Prayer

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November 5, 2018
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Do We Really Trust In God?

It started out like any other day… I hit the snooze button multiple times, then finally drug myself out of bed. I visited with my husband who had already been awake for over an hour, taken kids to cross country practice, made coffee, and…

October 18, 2018
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Simply Walking with Jesus Day In and Day Out

I got this knot in the pit of my stomach. I was overwhelmed by this feeling of failure. Like I could never do it on my own. Like I was going to fail. Our book, Candid Conversations was launching in less than a week…

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4 Truths To Reflect On When Facing Fear

I am just wondering how much God will allow before we break. ​That is probably going to go down in the book titled “Things I Should Have Never Said”. That quote will go alongside other dangerous things that I have said or thought like, What…

September 17, 2018
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“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen,…

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The Unexpected Power of Prayer (& my bitter heart)

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I can always tell when my priorities are out of whack because life seems to be thrown into a downward spiral I just can’t seem to recover from. Everything seems totally out of control, and I feel like I’m working overtime, yet succeeding at…

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5 Lessons Learned About Being Softened

Easter Sunday morning I lay on my back in bed, contemplating getting up, when Ruthie (our daughter’s half-tabby, half Siamese “hearing-aid” cat) came in. She got on the bed, and then, very surprisingly, got on me. She walked around, and started kneading, or softening me…

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