The Wall of Faith

“Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome.”    Nehemiah 4:14 In the book of Nehemiah, we read about the building of the wall in Jerusalem, Judah’s capital city. God prospered Nehemiah by putting him in the position of the king’s cup bearer and as a result of his…

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A Living Sacrifice

 “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Romans 12:1 Present your bodies as a living sacrifice to God. Throughout the Old Testament, we see this language used when the people of God would…

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Don’t Forget

“The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”  Zephaniah 3:17  God is limitlessly perfect in all of His ways. Only He is infinite, incomprehensible, self-sufficient, eternal, omnipresent, omniscient,…

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A Recovering Perfectionist

“Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 My name is Brooke and I am a recovering perfectionist. The first step is to admit you have a problem, right? Every morning I wake up and prepare to race the clock, working myself to exhaustion and doing my best to reach the arbitrary standards…

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Healthy Fear

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27 Fear exists all around us. I have feared vulnerability, food, rejection, infertility, loss, and death. I struggle daily to manage the…

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