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“I Prayed to ‘Receive Christ’ – but I Was Not a Believer”

November 29, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
? Yvonne shared her story with me on the post a week or so ago “I said the Sinner’s Prayer – So, I’m Good with God. I’m Going to Heaven for Sure!” I believe her story may bless you. Thank you, Yvonne, for allowing me to post this. šŸ™‚…

When Your Plans Fall Through

November 26, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
? Happy Thanksgiving! ? I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia this past Monday. That explains why I haven’t even had the energy to attempt a run in weeks or to walk up the stairs at night to tuck our little girl into bed. I had been pretty sick the…

Why Men Leave

November 25, 2014 by

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  FROM A BROTHER IN CHRIST IN RESPONSE TO MY POST YESTERDAY: When a guy leaves, it is pretty important that a girl know that he may have a variety of motivators. For instance, I vanished from one girlā€™s life because although she was fun sometimes, she was a top-rate complainer and would get very […]

When He Walks Away

November 24, 2014 by

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There seems to have been a rash of break ups lately. šŸ˜¦ How my heart aches for anyone who is experiencing that kind of intense pain and grief. In this post, I am addressing couples who were not yet married. (I have a similar post for wives whose husbands want to separate or want a […]

“I Said the Sinner’s Prayer – So, I’m Good with God. I’m Going to Heaven for Sure.”

November 21, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
If you go to an evangelical, Protestant church – there is a good chance that the pastor gives an “invitation” at the end of the service for people to “receive Christ.” People who want to make the decision to become believers in Christ go down to the front of…

Practical Ways to Overcome Lying Thoughts/Feelings

November 18, 2014 by

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When I was a child, I remember telling my parents (multiple times) that “no one” liked me at school. My Daddy would sing an enthusiastic chorus of “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, I’m gonna eat some worms. Big, fat juicy ones. Little, skinny, tiny ones. I’m gonna eat some worms.” I knew that meant […]

Finding Real Joy in the Midst of a Painful Trial

November 17, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
? Greg and our children on a hike in theĀ mountains of NCĀ  ? James gives us an extremely counterintuitive command from God: Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let…