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    Encouragement for the Anxious Christian

    July wasn’t the best month for my mental health. I felt anxious and frustrated with myself and the state of the world. So I needed to write this post for me and ask God to help me to control my anxiety. I know a lot of people are struggling right now, so maybe this will resonate with someone else too.Click here to browse more faith-related posts. Now let’s get into some encouragement for the anxious Christian! I’ve broken this post up into four things that have helped me the most with my anxiety. I learned a long time ago that I cannot control my anxiety on my own. Only God…

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    Being kind in a world full of hate

    This post was difficult for me to write. Obviously, with the current events going on in the world, I have been struggling to find the words to type. I can barely process my own swirling thoughts and emotions, let alone compose them into coherent sentences that make up a good blog post. But I’ll do my best to make this post concise and clear. Most of the Bible verses I’m going to share are fairly self-explanatory, but I think writing this down will be beneficial for me personally, and I hope it can help you too. None of what has happened is about me, and I’m definitely not trying to…

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    While I’m Waiting: What God has taught me during quarantine

    It has been a strange and difficult couple of months, to say the least. Where I live, quarantine has been lifted, and businesses are beginning to reopen and function under a new “normal”. My pastor preached a message from 1 Thessalonians 5 this past Sunday, and I was challenged and encouraged so much by it that I had to write a post about it. He titled the message “While We Wait”, and he spoke about what we as Christians should be doing while we wait for the Lord’s return. So you may be still waiting for things to reopen where you are right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t…

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    Three ways to get the most out of your Bible reading

    I have been getting a lot out of my Bible reading lately and wanted to share some tips that may help you get more out of your Bible reading. In the past, I have struggled with finding the motivation to read and study God’s Word. When I did try, I felt like I wasn’t utilizing my time and resources well. Slowly, I’ve begun to form better habits and I’ve found what works for me. I’d love to hear about your ideas too and what works for you! Let me know in the comments! So let’s get into it: Create a dedicated time and space to read the Bible. I’ve found…

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    Top 3 Bible Passages for the Discouraged Heart

    The Christian life is not a means to bypass all troubles in life. We all experience disappointments, failures, fear, heartache, and pain. But that doesn’t mean that God doesn’t care, or that He turns away when we are hurting. I want to share these few Bible passages in hopes that I can help a discouraged heart. May we all learn to lean on the sweet everlasting arms of Jesus. Psalm 18v28,30-31 For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.For who is God save the LORD? or who is a…