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Abiding to Grow {in faith} - DoNotDepart.com

Abiding to Grow {in faith}

Maya Angelou once said something to the effect of: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” I think of this concept of always learning when I think of abiding. As Patti said at the beginning of this series, abiding means remaining. Staying. Just because you stay doesn’t mean you are stuck. While we remain in His Word, we can grow. When We First … [Read More...]

The Hope of Scripture

The Hope Found In Scripture

Hope can be hard to find at times, can't it?  Especially when the hard days seem more frequent than the easy ones...or when your prayers don't feel like they're making it past your bedroom ceiling. It's hard to have hope when life is hard.  But one thing God has been teaching me is that reading the Word is most important on the hard days.  Yes, it's important every day, but on the hard … [Read More...]

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Want to stand strong? – James 1:12-13 {Memory verse}

[click on picture above then download for full-size wallpaper] MEMORIZE Plan A: Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God," for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. James 1:12-13 … [Read More...]

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Does Holiness Really Matter?

This post is also a giveaway! Please read to the end to find out how to enter. Two years ago, “Fifty Shades of Grey” caught the attention of American women – including many Christian women. They … [Read More...]

Missing the bull’s eye

I am not very good at darts. I hit the board most of the time. Sometimes I can even get fairly close to the bull’s eye. But I have never hit that tiny little red spot in the middle of the dart board. … [Read More...]

When You Wonder if Your Testimony is Good Enough to Share {DoNotDepart.com}

When You Wonder If Your Testimony Is “Good Enough”

The question is not whether or not you have a testimony; the question is whether or not you will choose to share it. In Mark 5, Jesus healed a man who had been possessed by demons. After Jesus … [Read More...]

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