In the Old Testament, the Spirit of God lived in a box (the ark of the covenant).  But God said, 'That's not good enough, I have to be closer to my people.'  So in His new covenant, He put His Spirit IN US! — Karen Jensen

Nothing Is Too Hard For The Lord

Look what the Bible has to say about things that look impossible in your life: With God nothing shall be impossible (Luke 1:37)…All things are possible to him that believes (Mark 9:23)…Things which are impossible with men are possible with God (Luke 18:27)…Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me? (Jer. 32:27).

Don’t you love those verses? Yet, while it’s easy to sit in church or read a newsletter and shout amen when you hear them, I believe each of us has “a thing” in our life that looks too hard for God.

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It’s Not Over Yet!

Are you going through a trial or a hard situation? Are you surprised by where you find yourself, or wishing that your life looked different?

Here’s something you might want to remember: your life story is not over yet! What you’re facing today is subject to change (2 Corinthians 4:18). I believe God’s Word tells us that we should hold fast to the dreams in our heart, and decide to never quit, because it’s not over until we win.

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Healing From The Inside Out

Recently I have been reminded of an important spiritual truth that I want to share with you. That is: healing (and all the blessings of God, really) begins first on the inside of us, and then it appears, or manifests, on the outside.

Everything you receive from God works that way, even salvation. It starts on the inside and then moves to the outside.

God has promised us healing (Exodus 15:26, 1 Peter 2:24). As far as He’s concerned, it’s part of your covenant and it’s a done deal. It’s always His will to heal. We just have to understand and believe that truth from our hearts, because it’s faith that takes hold of it and makes it true in our lives.

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You’re Never Alone

I believe one of the devil’s greatest lies is the one where he tells you that you’re all alone, or no one cares about you.

It’s a devastating lie, because as a human, you are a herd animal; you are not meant to be alone. You need other people, and they need you. “Divide and conquer” is one of the devil’s main tools, and this lie does that well.

It can sound something like this: “Nobody cares about you,” or “What you’re going through doesn’t matter to anyone; there’s no help for you,” or “You’re not important – if you disappeared tomorrow no one would notice or care.”

It’s important to always remember that the devil is a liar. And you’re not the only person he’s said this to! Because the truth is, if you’re a born again Christian, you’re never alone. I can prove it to you.

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