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Character Development with Mary

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Character Development with Mary

What is your value to God? What is the significance of your role in the universe? Do you think that what you desire is not okay because it seems so selfish? He designed us to do good works, which He created for us to do specifically. In fulfilling our desires, we do what God created us to do. (see Ephesians 2:10) Character development is about understanding how your relationship with God fits in the grand scheme of God’s plan.  Scripture reveals many individuals who found their place in history; I think Mary’s story best epitomizes this idea. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to...

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Understanding the Experiences of Life: Why Douglas Monene

»Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Understanding the Experiences of Life: Why Douglas Monene

If you were able to accomplish all that you did while struggling with the mountain, what can you do now that it is cast into the sea? Yeshua (Jesus) said, “If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will and it shall be done unto you.” –John 15:7 Repeating these words over and over to myself at night as I fell asleep, I would ask God, “How is this possible?” Understanding the verse to mean I could have whatever I wanted, I sought to grasp the “if” clause that empowered its truth. If you abide in me If my words abide in you THEN… You shall ask what you will It shall be done unto you Abiding in Him seemed a simple idea; I felt I had accomplished this during my trial with the mountain in my life. His...

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