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How to Study the Bible

How to Study the Bible

Have you ever picked up your Bible and thought, "How do I begin really digging into this book?" I know during my early years of attempting to study God's Word, I was often frustrated and left with a sense of being completely lost and overwhelmed. Finally, I learned...

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STIR THE WATER

STIR THE WATER

Recently I was watching The Chosen series Season 2, Episode 4, the scene tells the miracle of Jesus healing the paralytic man at the pool of Bethesda. The scene is poignant as Jesus kneels down in front of the man and asks him if he wants to be healed. This is found...

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Where’s Your Voice?

Where’s Your Voice?

Have you noticed how the narrative everywhere is calling for ALL people to "buy-in" to a certain narrative regarding gender identification? It's as if this topic has exploded into major headlines everywhere. Even in the questioning of a supreme court justice potential...

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Who’s Got Your Back?

Who’s Got Your Back?

Recently, I was teaching my Bible study group and we were discussing the Armor of God in Ephesians 6. As we went through the different parts of the full armor, we covered the four items we wear, the helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, the belt of...

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Get Up, Get Busy, & Get Going!

Get Up, Get Busy, & Get Going!

Do you ever need a kick-start in life? I think at some point we all need a reminder to get going. Life and stress can cause us to lose our way and our momentum. Now, whether you follow the Bible or not, this story reaches across all lines of religion and truly...

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Enlarge Your Tent & Claim Your Territory!

Enlarge Your Tent & Claim Your Territory!

A dear friend of mine and I were recently having one of those great, in-depth conversations. I was telling her how the Lord was impressing upon me to stand my ground and to claim my territory for the Kingdom. As the principalities of darkness love to sneak in and...

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RE-set, RE-flect, & RE-solve for 2022

RE-set, RE-flect, & RE-solve for 2022

Yep, it's that time of year when many people decide that it's time to make some changes, set goals, and start fresh. Truly, any time of year is a good time to do these things but there is something great about a new year, your new, fresh calendar, and new challenges...

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The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

We have arrived at the blessed Christmas Eve - THE reason for the season and that is Christ our Lord. This week I have been sharing Christmas blessing stories in the hopes to provide others with joy and purpose. God gives each of us stories and wants us to share them....

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The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

2 Days Before Christmas Story #4

Yesterday, we left off at the incredible near-death experience while I was in the hospital. What was so difficult to grasp was whether or not my visitation really happened or had it been a dream? For months after the event, I grappled with the event knowing in my...

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The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

3 Days Before Christmas Story #3

This is my third story in this series about Christmas blessings and miracles. Today's story is also intensely personal but is important to share. I sincerely believe that we are allowed to experience amazing events in order to share them with others. We never know who...

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The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

4 Days Before Christmas Story #2

Yesterday I shared my first miracle story with you. Today, I will continue with another inspirational story that I hope will encourage you and warm your heart. Miracles and blessings still happen each and every day. As I shared about discovering my biological...

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The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

5 Days Before Christmas Story #1

Today marks five days before Christmas and what a great way to put things in perspective for the season than to focus on our blessings. Each day from today through Christmas Day, I will post a Christmas blessing post. I hope these posts will be a blessing and...

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PURPOSE & PROMISES OF REVELATION

PURPOSE & PROMISES OF REVELATION

PURPOSE & PROMISES OF REVELATION What then, is the purpose and the promise of this book? It is important that we have a firm grip on the purpose of Revelation in order to fully appreciate its meaning so we can receive the promises within the book. PURPOSE: We know...

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LIV2DAY Makes Top Christian Podcast List

LIV2DAY Makes Top Christian Podcast List

We Made the Top Christian Podcasts List! Podchaser recently released a top Christian podcast list. We are proud to say that the LIV2DAY podcast made this list! Everyone on the LIV2DAY team would like to thank Misty Phillips, the creator of the curated podcast list. We...

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From the Mouth of Babes

From the Mouth of Babes

  A post popped up today on my social media page that I had written 5 years ago. My little son said the most poignant and beautiful thing while we were in the car. We've all heard the saying, "From the mouth of babes". In this particular instance, it is so very...

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What Real Bravery Looks Like

What Real Bravery Looks Like

Becoming brave enough to step out of your comfort zone can be incredibly scary. We have all been there. Learn how she has sharpened her focus on Christ, even through the scariest moments of her life.

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Anger & Division – Do You See What is Happening?

Anger & Division – Do You See What is Happening?

As we all witnessed 2020 unfolding, life has changed dramatically for everyone. Most notably, as we are now well into 2021, people are becoming weary and subsequently angrier and angrier. While the world pits us against one another for a variety of topics, tensions...

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How Full is Your Tank?

How Full is Your Tank?

Yesterday, my son and I were completing a 2-day drive from Texas to Colorado. As I watched my gas tank miles diminishing, I kept on thinking there would be a gas station nearby right? Wrong! I could see my 10-year old son getting a bit nervous as he watched the gas...

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The World Hated Me First

The World Hated Me First

Hate is a strong word. I don't even like using this word in a conversation. However, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ used this word to make specific points.  And yes, Jesus does hate certain things and He is very clear on this topic. Let's take a look at the...

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Revelation 11:11 ~ God’s Wake-Up Call

Revelation 11:11 ~ God’s Wake-Up Call

Back in 2014, I began to randomly see the number 11:11 or 1111, or 11:1 or 111. You get the idea. At first, I didn't think too much about the occurrences but soon began to recognize that this phenomenon was anything but random. When it became obvious these events were...

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Investigate Before You Navigate

Investigate Before You Navigate

I am sure most of us are familiar with navigation as we travel in our cars, take a boat out on the water, or prior to making changes in our lives. It is always wise and advisable to investigate where you are going, how you will get there, make a plan, and then execute...

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The Message in the Fire Bomb!

The Message in the Fire Bomb!

This week, I experienced a very frightening event. My son and I came home from shopping and could smell something really yucky in the house. It did not smell like natural gas but did have a rotten smell. The scent seemed to be mainly in our laundry room. We continued...

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